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Definition of Scourge


  1. A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment or discipline; a whip.
  2. Hence, a means of inflicting punishment, vengeance, or suffering; an infliction of affliction; a punishment.
  3. To whip severely; to lash.
  4. To punish with severity; to chastise; to afflict, as for sins or faults, and with the purpose of correction.
  5. To harass or afflict severely.
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Scourge Translations

scourge in Dutch is plaag
scourge in French is plaie, cingler
scourge in German is peitschen
scourge in Italian is frustare
scourge in Latin is plaga
scourge in Spanish is azotar, zurriagar
scourge in Swedish is gissel, gissla