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Definition of "scourging" []

  • Present participle of scourge. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scourging" in a sentence
  • "Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden"
  • "The national chastisement, when it came, was consequently the more severe and the instruments employed by the Lord in scourging the revolted nation were"
  • "There is as much injustice in scourging as in crucifying an innocent man; nor would it be justified by pretending that this would satisfy the clamours of the people, and make him the object of their pity who was not to be the object of their envy."