• WordNet 3.6
    • adj flagellated having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum)
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In literature:

Flagellation is a necessary part of schooling.
"The Actress in High Life" by Sue Petigru Bowen
The looks that the people would bestow upon him would sting more than flagellation.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
She inflicted upon herself the bitterest flagellations.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
The same thing applies to the flagellants of the declining Middle Ages, and some Protestant sects of modernity.
"The Evolution of Love" by Emil Lucka
Flagellates with one flagellum, a spindle-form body and a high degree of plasticity, the contour constantly changing.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
It is poised, silent, sure, and the flagellants, like the dervishes, are noticeable by their absence.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
Mutilation, flagellation, and the abundant use of the knout prevailed.
"Russia" by Various
And how its caress flagellated his bare soul!
"The Call of the Blood" by Robert Smythe Hichens
For reasons best known to himself, Mr Barber determined that his victim's flagellation should be moral rather than physical.
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
Only flagellating wonder and suspense!
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer

In poetry:

By Thy Flagellation,
Flesh immaculate—
By Thine endless glory,
Manhood consummate—
"Pro Castitate" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
And Christian flagellants their backs
All naked to the scourge have given;
And martyrs to their stakes and racks
Have gone, of choice, in hope of heaven;—
"The Chain" by John Pierpont
Their scourges--iron-pointed, leathern thongs,
Mark how they lash themselves--the strict Flagellants.
The Brothers of the Cross--hark to their cries!
"The Dance To Death. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
The cruel pestilence arrives,
Cuts off a myriad human lives.
See the Flagellants' naked skin!
They scourge themselves for grievous sin.
Trembles the earth beneath God's breath,
The Jews shall all be burned to death.
"The Dance To Death. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
The imprisond soul, the tortured limb,
Are now at last set free by Him.
Each king their fellow king supplied
With thongs to scourge ye: but your wrongs
Reacht highest heaven; Angelic tongues
Shouted when Earth's Flagellant died.
"On The Descent Into Hell Of Ezzelino Di Napoli" by Walter Savage Landor

In news:

I used to be in the elections business, have covered these quadrennial self-flagellations since George McGovern came to town.
I watch it because I'm into self flagellation .
The AP reports that a new book authored by the postulator for the cause of John Paul II's sainthood invokes the late pope's practice of self- flagellation as evidence of his pursuit of Christian perfection.
Bright Eyes' Self- Flagellation Sounds Great on Lifted.
Veterans Day forms the perfect background for the self-flagellation I am about to undertake in full view of whoever passes by.
The AP reports that a new book authored by the postulator for the cause of John Paul II's sainthood invokes the late pope's practice of self-flagellation as evidence of his pursuit of Christian perfection.
Diameter Oscillation of Axonemes in Sea-Urchin Sperm Flagell.
Bright Eyes' Self-Flagellation Sounds Great on Lifted.
Greek Shi'ites mark Ashura with fierce flagellation.
Hannah Flagel and Drew Werner, both of Lake Odessa , have announced their engagement.
And Mrs David Flagel of Lake Odessa .
Flagel, 93, Sauk Rapids, Minn. Died Saturday, Oct 27, 2012, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home Sauk Rapids.
This is going to be another week of extravagant RGIII praise, which is more fun than anguished Jim Haslett flagellation, all in all.
Chris Brown is either going through an insane period of self-flagellation, or this is the worst September's Fools Day prank ever.

In science:

Flagellated bacteria, the best studied of which is E.coli, have two different modes of motile behavior that are determined by the rotation of their flagella.
An equation-free computational approach for extracting population-level behavior from individual-based models of biological dispersal