Sentence Examples


  • She lifted her chin, defying him to lash out at her again.
  • Of these the most remarkable are the so-called Khlysti (" flagellants," from klyesat, " to strike, lash," but possibly a corruption of Khristi, " Christs ").
  • Aristophanes and Plautus show us how often resort was had to the discipline of the lash even in the case of domestic slaves.
  • To the mines also speculators sent slaves; they worked half-naked, men and women, in chains, under the lash and guarded by soldiers.
  • But Nef'i could revile as well as praise, and such was the bitterness of some of his satires that certain influential personages who came under his lash induced Murad IV.

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