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Definition 1: beat severely with a whip or rod - [verb of contact]

Samples where flog or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teacher often flogged the students
  • The children were severely trounced

Synonyms for flog in the sense of this definition

(flog is a kind of ...) give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night" "The teacher used to beat the students"

(... is a kind of flog ) whip

"The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"

(... is a kind of flog ) whip with a leather strap

(... is a kind of flog ) whip with a whip intended for horses

(... is a kind of flog ) flog with or as if with a flexible rod

(... is a kind of flog ) flog with a cowhide

(... is a kind of flog ) beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

(... is a kind of flog ) whip with a birch twig

Definition 2: beat with a cane - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for flog in the sense of this definition

(flog is a kind of ...) give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night" "The teacher used to beat the students"

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