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synonyms for flogging

  • whipping
  • beating
  • caning
  • flagellation
  • flailing
  • horsewhipping
  • thrashing
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How to use flogging in a sentence

I’m not trine be all performative smurf & create a social flogging or start some clickbait headlines.
DABABY GETS DABUSINESS FOR CLAIMING HE DOESN’T KNOW QUESTLOVECMURRAYJULY 30, 2021ESSENCE.COM
“For fear the slaves should run away, while unable to work from flogging, He kept them chained till they could work again,” Grandy wrote.
THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP WAS A REFUGE FOR THE ENSLAVED. THEIR DESCENDANTS WANT TO PRESERVE IT.MEAGAN FLYNNAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Knight realized the law allowed rich men to stay home while poor men fought — so he deserted, only to find himself hog-tied, hauled to military jail and likely flogged.
THESE PIONEERS TRIED TO GET THE CONFEDERATE FLAG OUT OF MISSISSIPPI 156 YEARS AGOFIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 3, 2020OZY
The poor devil willingly undertook to deliver it, and the marshal, as directed, caused the bearer to receive a hearty flogging.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He spoke against capital punishment, against church-rates, against flogging in the army, and against the Irish Established Church.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
For a flogging is oftentimes the only punishment of which a rough and ill-conditioned boy is afraid.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Happily I had done some service to two or three slaves among the party, and had saved them more than once from a flogging.
THE MISSING SHIPW. H. G. KINGSTON
Well, Miss Sommers herself was good enough to tell me that it would probably mean flogging to death.
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
There is no mention of such a place of confinement being instituted; but the Admiralty revokes the abolition of flogging.
THE STORY OF THE "BRITANNIA"E. P. STATHAM
Tinah then left me to enquire after the bedding, and I sent the offender on board, whom I punished with a severe flogging.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOGGING

  • beating
  • flagellation
  • flogging
  • paddling
  • spanking
  • whipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.