Answer: (v) to whip, punish severely; (n) a cause of affliction or suffering; a
source of severe punishment or criticism
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Word Origin Middle English: shortening of Old French escorge (noun) escorgier (verb) from Latin ex- 'thoroughly' + corrigia 'thong whip'.
Scrabble Points: 10
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Scourge definition is - whip; especially : one used to inflict pain or punishment. How to use scourge in a sentence.
1. A source of widespread dreadful affliction and devastation such as that caused by pestilence or war. 2. A means of inflicting severe suffering vengeance or punishment.
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a whip or lash especially for the infliction of punishment or torture. a person or thing that applies or administers punishment or severe criticism. a cause of affliction or calamity: Disease and famine are scourges of humanity. verb (used with object) scourged scourg·ing.
A scourge (Latin: flagrum; diminutive: flagellum) consists of a rope with metal balls bone...