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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.

Usage examples (30)
  • Yet upward of a half dozen times a year, this phenomenon of self-flagellation is repeated in the nation's prisons.
  • Little brows were bent deep in mental flagellation.
  • But enough with the multicultural self-flagellation!
  • Does wonders for the mood and mental self-flagellation!! for more
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