scourge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scourge
SCOld with COURaGE :: We first scold a person and then give him punishment(which needs courage)
Scourge=SCOld+URGE= From an urge to scold we give sever punishments like beating with a whip.
sco+urge...When we were children we used to get a WHIP if we had the URGE to have a SCO(op) of icecream
sound like courage... Screw the courage....if we get caught thn we have to face "severe punishment"
I hope u guys know this word 'Scoundrel'. We use this word to lash out a person when he has done something wrong and we punish him(whip).
cour(a)ge is required to handle a whip
we shout when we are whipped, shout=scourge.
SCOURGE or FLOG - to inflict pain by lashing out with a whip or a cane or something similar.
Pronunciation : Skorj .. In old times, when you do not have money to end your KARJ, you were flogged to death in front of the village to set up as an example.
Scourge=if u dont Score Good in exam u will be punished.
scourge.sometime excessive courage causes great suffering bcoz it becomes overconfidence.