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1. cudgel, fustigate

strike with a cudgel

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(transitive) archaic
to beat; cudgel

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈfustiˌgated or ˈfustiˌgating
to beat with a stick; cudgel

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tr.v. fus·ti·gat·ed, fus·ti·gat·ing, fus·ti·gates
1. To beat with a club; cudgel.
2. To criticize harshly: "Joe McCarthy .... fustigated Robert La Follette Jr., the incumbent whom he whipped in the GOP primary, as an isolationist" (Bill Kauffman).

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