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skelped

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synonyms for skelped

  • berate
  • castigate
  • censure
  • flog
  • lash
  • punish
  • upbraid
  • baste
  • beat
  • chasten
  • correct
  • pummel
  • ream
  • scourge
  • spank
  • thrash
  • whip
  • chew out
  • climb all over
  • ferule
  • lay into
  • lean on
  • skelp
  • slap down
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antonyms for skelped

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  • compliment
  • laud
  • praise
  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • lose
  • protect
  • surrender
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • forgive
  • inspirit
  • promote
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How to use skelped in a sentence

She could have prevented that easily enough if she had brought them up properly and skelped them when they needed it.
THE JUDGEREBECCA WEST
Yere you comes ghost-dancin round with a yarn about my Billy bein killed an skelped!
THE SUNSET TRAILALFRED HENRY LEWIS
I was tooken by the Injins over thar, and got nigh bein' skelped.
HOPE AND HAVEOLIVER OPTIC
Your name is Hughie Maxwell, and many's the time I've skelped you into good manners.
THE SPAN O' LIFEWILLIAM MCLENNAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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