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Related / Similar Words: flagellum, terror, threat, bane, curse, nemesis, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, flagellate

 

Definition:
  • a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor);
  • a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood";
  • something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life";
  • devastate or ravage; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion";
  • whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves";
  • punish severely; excoriate;

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    Hyponyms: ruin

     

    Derivational Morphology: flagellate, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, bane, curse, nemesis, depredation, ravaging, devastation, bleakness, desolation, destruction, destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter, flagellum, flogger, scourger, whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation, flagellant

     

     
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