political methods used to scourge and oppress workers
A whip used as an instrument of punishment
A person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering
the scourge of mass unemployment
a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
punish severely; excoriate
bane: something causing misery or death; "the bane of my life"
flagellate: whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
lay waste to: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
terror: a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
A scourge (from Italian scoriada, from Latin excoriare = "to flay" and corium = "skin") is a whip or lash, especially a multi-thong type used to inflict severe corporal punishment or self-mortification on the back.
Scourge, in comics, may refer to: *Scourge of the Underworld, an organization responsible for the deaths of numerous supervillains *Scourge, an member of the Thunderbolts during Dark Reign, who is revealed to be Nuke (Marvel Comics)
USS Scourge was an American warship converted from a confiscated merchant schooner. She foundered along with the American warship during a squall on Lake Ontario at 2:00am on Sunday, August 8, 1813, . during the War of 1812.
Scourge is the name of four fictional characters from the Transformers universes.
Season nine of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on July 15, 2005 on SCI FI. The ninth season concluded on March 10, 2006, after 20 episodes on the same channel. The series was originally developed by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, and Brad Wright, Robert C. ...
(Scourged) Flagellation or flogging is the act of methodically beating or whipping (Latin flagellum, "whip") the human body. Specialised implements for it include rods, switches, the cat o' nine tails and the sjambok. ...
A persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble, (figurative) cause of suffering to people; A whip often of leather; To strike with a scourge
(scourges) (n.): a scourge is anything that inflicts discomfort or suffering; in this case, any variety of insects and pests
(scourges) causes of widespread or great affliction
(Scourging) (Kg1 12:11). Variously administered. In no case were the stripes to exceed forty (Deu 25:3; compare Co2 11:24). In the time of the apostles, in consequence of the passing of what was called the Porcian law, no Roman citizen could be scourged in any case (Acts 16:22-37). ...
an instrument of punishment or criticism.
In charge of what goes on in Elysium, a Toreador wishing to display her latest work,A Tremere wanting to give a lecture, or a Brujah scheduling an open debate on Princely policies-all must clear things with the keeper, who can cancel or approve an event on the grounds of preserving the ...
Punishment by whipping with rods or cords, or to examine.
A magickal whip used most commonly for ritually purifying another person. This magickal tool usually belongs to a High Priestess. Note: not a violent or overly painful act, nor any way affiliated with sexual bondage.
is an uncommon Peerless Reagent that is used in the creation of certain Craftable Artifacts and Magical Craftables. It spawns on the corpses of Peerless monsters. There are two subtypes: reagents that only spawn on a specific peerless boss, and ones that can spawn on every peerless boss. ...
a whip used as a means of punishment. In the Old Testament, to be "examined under scourging" (Acts 22:24) referred to an investigation which began with the beating of the prisoner. Another word describes the "whip of cords" with which Jesus cleansed the Temple (John 2:15). ...
In the World of Phantasie Mythos, the god of disease, decay and plague, the lord of the undead. Often depicted as a wasting man, sometimes a decayed one, it is said that even the other gods and goddesses prefer not to spend much time in his company. ...