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flog

flog

 
pronunciation:
flag [or] flawg
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flogged, flogging, flogs
definition: to beat harshly with a whip or rod.
The captain had the sailor flogged for pilfering food.
synonyms:
flagellate, lash, scourge, whip
similar words:
flail, hide, horsewhip, lather, quirt, strap, switch, thrash, whale
derivation: flogger (n.)