flagellation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
  • n  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

  • An Iraqi with his face red after self flagellation sits inside the damaged shrine.
  • Many progressives in the church say the conservative group, with its strict adherence to personal piety (some lay members take vows of celibacy and practice self-flagellation), can .
  • But I was made to understand that such religious samplings required no sustained commitment on my partno introspective exertion or self-flagellation.
News & Articles

  • A Music Fan Should Never Watch the Grammys
    PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- The Grammys are for people who absolutely hate music. They have to be. What person who loves music would subject themselves to this annual punishment and flagellation? What individual with any degree of music knowledge would subject themselves to awards handed out by a body as culturally tone-deaf at the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences regularly ...
    Jan. 24, 2014 - TheStreet.com
  • Tennis-Azarenka beats herself up to lose title defence
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - After two years in the spotlight as Australian Open champion, Victoria Azarenka was reduced to a spectator against Agnieszka Radwanska as she crashed out of the quarter-finals in a bout of self-flagellation on Wednesday. Though digging deep to prise a set from the enterprising Pole, the world number two's title defence ended dismally, with a "bagel ...
    Jan. 22, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Azarenka beats herself up to lose title defense
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - After two years in the spotlight as Australian Open champion, Victoria Azarenka was reduced to a spectator against Agnieszka Radwanska as she crashed out of the quarter-finals in a bout of self-flagellation on Wednesday. Though digging deep to prise a set from the enterprising Pole, the world number two's title defense ended dismally, with a "bagel" the final ...
    Jan. 22, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Anatolian Times
    They do not want their leaders to put everything on hold and engage in self-flagellation for the mistakes or missteps of the past,said Sarkozy.
  • Chris Huhne in Toronto Star
    Cannabis use is falling, as is the incidence of psychosis. We need public education, not public flagellation,said Liberal Democrat MP Chris Huhne, who added the government should consider replacing its science panel with a committee of...
  • Ehud Barak in PRESS TV
    The endorsement will ensure that since we sent out soldiers to carry out Operation Cast Lead : [we] will give soldiers and commanders backing in the face of any external accusations or internal self-flagellation,Barak said.

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