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synonyms for horsewhipping

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

In any matter of horsewhipping the truth hardly ever gets itself correctly known.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Horsewhipping would be no more than the offending editor deserved.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
After he got the horsewhipping, he caught up the torch and pushed it into one o' the ricks; and that's as true as I be living.
TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
As it is no uncommon event to take four wives at once, this horsewhipping is naturally rather exhausting for the husband.
THE LIFE OF SIR RICHARD BURTONTHOMAS WRIGHT
Not an Indian dare speak to a Hudson's Bay man on pain of horsewhipping.
CANADA: THE EMPIRE OF THE NORTHAGNES C. LAUT
Keep your tongue off my home,” he commanded harshly, “or you will get more than a horsewhipping.
MOUNTAIN BLOODJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Whoever has had the slightest fancy for horsewhipping or kicking him has done it.
THE AMERICAN JOE MILLERVARIOUS
"I wouldn't myself be horsewhipping Chinamen much," said Orlando.
WILD YOUTH, VOLUME COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Those girls ought to have stopped at the horsewhipping, and been happy.
JONATHAN AND HIS CONTINENTMAX O'RELL
He at first refused; but, finding that the alternative was to be a horsewhipping, accepted the money, and signed the agreement.
THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON, VOLUME 4LORD BYRON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HORSEWHIPPING

  • beating
  • caning
  • flagellation
  • flailing
  • horsewhipping
  • thrashing
  • whipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.