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skelping

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synonyms for skelping

  • 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

antonyms for skelping

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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 skelping in a sentence

Yet, though everybody was busy and skelping at it, such a stress of work was accompanied with much disarray.
THE HOUSE WITH THE GREEN SHUTTERSGEORGE DOUGLAS BROWN
The first play we began was Hot-loof; and maybe there wasn't skelping then.
THE NED M'KEOWN STORIESWILLIAM CARLETON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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