What is the definition of scourge?

Definitions for scourge

  • verb - cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  • verb - whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
  • verb - punish severely; excoriate
  • noun - a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
  • noun - a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
  • noun - something causing misery or death; "the bane of my life"
  • Pronounciation of scourge

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    Synonyms for scourge

    flagellum curse terror nemesis threat bane devastate desolate lay waste to ravage waste flagellate

    Antonyms for scourge

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    Holonyms for scourge

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    Hypernyms for scourge

    individual soul someone affliction somebody person mortal flog lash punish welt slash penalize destroy whip strap penalise ruin lather trounce

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    Meronyms for scourge

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    Sounds like scourge

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