HyperDic: flagellation

English > 2 senses of the word flagellation:
NOUNactflagellationbeating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
actflagellation, whipping, tanning, flogging, lashingbeating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
English > flagellation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningBeating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation.
Broaderbeating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingThe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
English > flagellation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningBeating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.
Synonymswhipping, tanning, flogging, lashing
NarrowerhorsewhippingThe act of whipping with a horsewhip
self-flagellationself-punishment inflicted by whipping
Broaderbeating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingThe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
Spanishazotamiento, flagelación
Catalanflagelación
Verbsflagellatewhip

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