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    scourge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scourge

    Definition
    (noun) a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    Synonyms : flagellum
    Definition
    (noun) something causing misery or death
    Synonyms : bane , curse , nemesis
    Example Sentence
    • the bane of my life
    Definition
    (noun) a person who inspires fear or dread
    Synonyms : terror , threat
    Example Sentence
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood
    Definition
    (verb) punish severely; excoriate Definition
    (verb) whip
    Synonyms : flagellate
    Example Sentence
    • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves
    Definition
    (verb) cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    Example Sentence
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scourge

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SCOld with COURaGE :: We first scold a person and then give him punishment(which needs courage)

uncle scrooge ne severly punish kiya ducks ko

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

curse

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.

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