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What is another word for lashing?

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Adjective
Extreme and forceful punishment or struggling, akin to thrashing, beating, or floundering
“The lashing storm wreaked havoc on the small fishing boat, leaving the crew struggling and helpless in its relentless fury.”
Adjective
Flowing heavily or in large quantities
Noun
A punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
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The act of tying or binding something
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A portion or serving, especially of food
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A cable or rope used for stability, like a guy, halyard, or hawser
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One who inflicts severe beatings or whippings
Verb
Present participle for to lash or strike (repeatedly) with a long pliable instrument
“The branches and leaves would lash him across the face.”
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Present participle for to strike or hit repeatedly
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“A statue was brought out before the assembled company, whose members then proceeded, each in turn, to lash it repeatedly.”
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Present participle for to beat or crash forcefully against (a surface)
“These ice-girdled waters might lash the shores of distant islands where dwell human beings of an unknown race.”
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Present participle for to move or jerk quickly and violently
“The docked horse would have to lift its hind limb, or actually kick rather than simply lash its tail.”
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Present participle for to bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten
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“Owing to the steep slope of Quebec roofs, the men must lash themselves to the chimney pots to move about.”
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Present participle for to criticize harshly
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“Mephistopheles' terrible tongue continued to lash his former companions.”
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Present participle for to agitate or provoke
“This was enough to lash them into a frenzy of rage, and they would have torn the envoys to pieces had not Josephus quieted their wrath.”
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Present participle for to blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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Present participle for to rain heavily
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Present participle for to put securely in place or in the desired position
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Present participle for to move very quickly in a reckless or excited manner
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