Synonyms and Antonyms of flagellating
- some medieval monks believed it was necessary to flagellate themselves in order to keep their desires in check
banging, bopping, boxing, busting, clapping, clipping, clobbering, clouting, cracking, cuffing, hitting, knocking, lamming, pasting, punching, slapping, slugging, smacking, smiting, socking, spanking, swatting, swiping, thwacking, walloping, whacking
bashing, basting, battering, batting, beating, belaboring, belting, bludgeoning, buffeting, bunging, drubbing, fibbing [British], hammering, lacing, lambasting, lathering, licking, mangling, mauling, paddling, pelting, pommeling (or pommelling), pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), roughing, slating, slogging, threshing, thumping, tromping, whopping (or whapping), whupping, working over
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