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Flagellate   Listen
Flagellate  v. t.  (past & past part. flagellated; pres. part. flagellating)  To whip; to scourge; to flog.

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"Flagellate" Quotes from Famous Books

... blackguards face on him anybody can see its not true and that Ruby and Fair Tyrants he brought me that twice I remember when I came to page 5 o the part about where she hangs him up out of a hook with a cord flagellate sure theres nothing for a woman in that all invention made up about he drinking the champagne out of her slipper after the ball was over like the infant Jesus in the crib at Inchicore in the Blessed Virgins arms sure no woman could have a child that big taken out of her and I thought ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce

... belabor; lace, lace one's jacket; dress, dress down, give a dressing, trim, warm, wipe, tund^, cob, bang, strap, comb, lash, lick, larrup, wallop, whop, flog, scourge, whip, birch, cane, give the stick, switch, flagellate, horsewhip, bastinado, towel, rub down with an oaken towel, rib roast, dust one's jacket, fustigate^, pitch into, lay about one, beat black and blue; beat to a mummy, beat to a jelly; give a black eye. tar and feather; pelt, stone, lapidate^; ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... order to flagellate Montaigne's mean views about womankind, puts into the mouth of Ophelia, when she has no longer the control of her tongue, the hideous words:—'Come, my coach!' and 'Oh, how the wheel become it!' [47] This is a satirical hit, rapidly indicated, ...
— Shakspere And Montaigne • Jacob Feis

Words linked to "Flagellate" :   flagellated protozoan, slash, mastigophoran, flagellate protozoan, whip, scourge, flog, flagellated, polymastigote, giardia, welt, protozoon, zooflagellate, strap, costia, lash-like, Costia necatrix, genus Leishmania, class Mastigophora, Leishmania, trichomonad, dinoflagellate, flagellant, protozoan, trounce

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