scourge

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
A persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble, (figurative) cause of suffering to people

Graffiti is the scourge of building owners everywhere.

To strike with a scourge
A whip often of leather

He flogged him with a scourge.

{n} a whip, lash, punsihment, punisher
{v} to whip, lash, beat, chastise, punish
devastate or ravage; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor) punish severely; excoriate
To harass or afflict severely
{f} lash, whip, flog; chastise, punish severely
a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
If something scourges a place or group of people, it causes great pain and suffering to people. Economic anarchy scourged the post-war world
A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment or discipline; a whip
{i} whip, lash; suffering, calamity, affliction
A scourge is something that causes a lot of trouble or suffering to a group of people. the best chance in 20 years to end the scourge of terrorism
Hence, a means of inflicting punishment, vengeance, or suffering; an infliction of affliction; a punishment
To punish with severity; to chastise; to afflict, as for sins or faults, and with the purpose of correction
To whip severely; to lash
whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
punish severely; excoriate
something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
scourger
{n} one who scourges, one who lashes
scourged
past of scourge
scourger
{i} one who flogs, one who whips; one who chastises, one who punishes severely
scourger
One who scourges or punishes; one who afflicts severely
scourges
plural of scourge
scourges
third-person singular of scourge
scourging
present participle of scourge
scourge
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