Definition of flagellation in English:

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flagellation

Pronunciation: /ˌflajəˈlāSH(ə)n/

noun

Flogging or beating, either as a religious discipline or for sexual gratification: pursuing the path of penance and flagellation

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Syllabification: flag·el·la·tion

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