Part of speech:
Any of several straplike parts or things, as a shoulder strap, a loop for pulling on boots, a razor strop, etc.
Something inflicted, as punishment
A walking stick; a cane.
An abrupt, sharp, lashing movement, as with a switch
A correcting or being corrected
An infraction of a rule; a foul.
To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
To strike or flail.
(Archaic) To chasten
To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
(Obs.) To overthrow
To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
To bring evil or injury on; afflict
An outbreak of a disease or illness that spreads rapidly among individuals in an area or population at the same time.
To tear, scrape, or wear off the skin.
To criticize or scold mercilessly
(Informal) To actively promote or deal in
To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
A former town of north-central Hungary on the left bank of the Danube River. Since 1873 it has been part of Budapest.
Any of various highly infectious, usually fatal epidemic diseases.
(Sports) To swing a stick at (an opponent) in ice hockey or lacrosse, in violation of the rules.
To annoy, harass, or tease
The quality of being morally bad or wrong; wickedness.
Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
Great sorrow; grief; misery
To suffer extreme pain:
To feel anguish
To inflict great mental distress on.
To cause great physical or mental suffering to:
To drive or strike (a weapon, for example) forcefully onto or into something else.
To produce flame, light, or a spark by friction:
To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
To break out in or as if in blisters.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
To criticize harshly and devastatingly
(Botany) To slit or soften the outer coat of (seeds) in order to speed germination.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To injure
To go or move at a very fast, often excessively fast rate.
To record or enter the score of
To put, throw, hit, etc. carelessly or with force
To roast meat, etc.
To shut or allow to shut with force and noise
(Biol.) A whiplike part or process of some cells, esp. of certain bacteria, protozoans, etc., that is an organ of locomotion or that produces a current in the surrounding fluid
A program of terrorism or a party, group, etc. resorting to terrorism
An opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome.
cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
To gradually lose energy, strength, or bodily substance, as from disease.
To overwhelm; confound; stun:
To forsake; abandon.
To commit ravages
To whip or flog; scourge.
(Elec.) A slender, flexible, insulated electrical cable, as one fitted at one end with an electrical plug to connect a lamp to an outlet
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