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1. flagellation

noun. beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.

Synonyms

  • whacking
  • self-flagellation
  • tanning
  • licking
  • whipping
  • thrashing
  • drubbing
  • lacing
  • beating
  • lashing
  • horsewhipping
  • flogging

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • success
  • beginning

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2. self-flagellation

noun. self-punishment inflicted by whipping.

Synonyms

  • whipping
  • lashing
  • flagellation
  • flogging
  • self-punishment

Antonyms

  • spiritless
  • nonviolent

3. flagellation

noun. beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation.

Synonyms

  • whacking
  • licking
  • thrashing
  • drubbing
  • lacing
  • beating

Antonyms

  • nonviolent

Sentences with flagellation


1. Noun, singular or mass
In flagellation, small appendages are waved back and forth to provide thrust in one direction, providing quicker movement than peristalsis.

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