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flagellate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
flagellatefla‧gel‧late /ˈflædʒəleɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 RRCto whip yourself or someone else, especially as a religious punishmentflagellation /ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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flagellateThis should certainly not be a taboo subject, but nor should it be used to flagellate the mass of teachers.
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Verb table
flagellate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflagellate
he, she, itflagellates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyflagellated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave flagellated
he, she, ithas flagellated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad flagellated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flagellate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have flagellated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flagellating
he, she, itis flagellating
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you, we, theyare flagellating
Past
I, he, she, itwas flagellating
you, we, theywere flagellating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flagellating
he, she, ithas been flagellating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flagellating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flagellating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flagellating
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