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Related to flagellation: Flatulation
1. The act or practice of flagellating.
2. Biology The flagellar arrangement on an organism.
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flag•el•la•tion(ˌflædʒ əˈleɪ ʃən)
the act or practice of flagellating, esp. an act of whipping by a flagellant.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
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whipping or flogging as a religious practice for the mortification of the flesh. — flagellant, n., adj, — flagellator, n.See also: Religion
whipping or flogging, either as a religious practice for the mortification of the flesh, or as a sexual activity, for sado-masochistic pleasure. — flagellant, n., adj. — flagellator, n.See also: Sex
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|Noun||1.||flagellation - beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation|
|2.||flagellation - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment|
whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, lacing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
self-flagellation - self-punishment inflicted by whipping
horsewhipping - the act of whipping with a horsewhip; "that villain needs a good horsewhipping"
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flagellation[ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən] N → flagelación f
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flagellation[ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən] n → flagellation f
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n → Geißelung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
flagellation[ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən] n → flagellazione f
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