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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; Rope that is used for fastening something to something else adj. - Violently urging on by whipping or flogging.

Usage examples (42)
  • Looked at the lashing riders
  • Noun : He received 20 lashes. ,the lash of his sharp tongue
  • Verb (used with object) : The rain lashed the trees. ,He lashed them on to greater effort. ,She lashed the students with harsh criticism. ,The...
  • Verb (used without object) : He lashed wildly at his attackers. ,to lash out at injustice. ,The coiled snake lashed suddenly for more
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