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    whip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word whip

    Definition
    (noun) an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping Definition
    (noun) a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    Synonyms : party whip
    Definition
    (noun) a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit Definition
    (noun) (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club Definition
    (noun) a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
    Synonyms : lash , whiplash
    Example Sentence
    • the whip raised a red welt
    Definition
    (verb) beat severely with a whip or rod
    Synonyms : flog , lash , lather , slash , strap , trounce , welt
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
    Definition
    (verb) defeat thoroughly
    Synonyms : mop up , pip , rack up , worst
    Example Sentence
    • He mopped up the floor with his opponents
    Definition
    (verb) thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash
    Example Sentence
    • The tall grass whipped in the wind
    Definition
    (verb) strike as if by whipping
    Synonyms : lash
    Example Sentence
    • The curtain whipped her face
    Definition
    (verb) whip with or as if with a wire whisk
    Synonyms : whisk
    Example Sentence
    • whisk the eggs
    Definition
    (verb) subject to harsh criticism
    Synonyms : blister , scald
    Example Sentence
    • The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
    • the professor scaled the students
    • your invectives scorched the community
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