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flog

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1 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible

  • a graphic depiction of a sailor being flogged by the captain for disobeying orders
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3 British to move heavily or clumsily

  • for most of the night, searchers flogged through the marsh, crying out for the lost child
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4 British to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually

  • ignoring the groans and catcalls that his speech was provoking, the backbencher flogged away
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