flagellated flagellated  /f ˈlæ dʒə ˌleɪ təd/


  • (adj) having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum)



  • We practically flagellated ourselves for our negligence.


  1. "I think we all will agree - I think you've agreed - that this was poorly handled," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, told Gonzales. "I mean, how many times do you have to be flagellated over that?"
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Orrin Hatch Source: Arizona Republic

  2. "If we could trace all animal lineages back to their origin, they would converge on a common ancestor," say Neil A. Campbell and Jane B. Reece in Biology: Sixth Edition. "That ancestor was most likely a colonial flagellated protist that lived...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Neil Campbell Source: The Hook

  3. "His inner demons gnawed at him with the fear that perhaps he was not up to being prime minister," writes Rawnsley. "It's my fault, it's all my fault,' he self-flagellated in front of intimates. He was consumed with remorse and guilt for the...
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Andrew Rawnsley Source: Independent

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