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flagellate in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflagellatefla‧gel‧late /ˈflædʒəleɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 RRCto whip yourself or someone else, especially as a religious punishmentflagellation /ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
flagellateThis should certainly not be a taboo subject, but nor should it be used to flagellate the mass of teachers.