lashing :

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la shing

  • n  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  • n  rope that is used for fastening something to something else
    the boats were held together by lashings
  • v  beat severely with a whip or rod
  • v  lash or flick about sharply
  • v  strike as if by whipping
  • v  bind with a rope, chain, or cord
  • s  violently urging on by whipping or flogging
    looked at the lashing riders

  • He could certainly have been forgiven for lashing back at Rush Limbaugh, who, during the 2006 campaign, accused Fox of faking his symptoms in a TV ad endorsing Claire McCaskill .
  • The tongue lashing caught the attention of Richard Nixon.
  • She faces a public lashing or up to six months in prison if found guilty on charges of blasphemy.
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  • Jason London in New York Daily News
    Jeremy's behavior right now is indicative of whenever he's back on drugs,London's twin brother, Jason, told "The fact that he's lashing out against his own family and has shut us out is just one more sign of how sick he really...
  • Tom Lantos in The Age
    It took a tongue-lashing from Congress before these high-tech titans did the right thing and coughed up some concrete assistance for the family of a journalist whom Yahoo had helped send to jail,Lantos said in a statement. "Today's...
  • Husain Haqqani in Forbes
    They should not look at the sledgehammer approach because the people of Pakistan are not America's enemies, and any lashing out may create more enemies of the United States there,Haqqani said.

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