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flog / fläg/ • v. (flogged , flog·ging ) [tr.] beat (someone) with a whip or stick as punishment or torture: the stolen horses will be returned and the thieves flogged | [as n.] (flogging) public floggings. ∎ inf. promote or talk about (something) repetitively or at excessive length: rather than flogging one idea to death, they should be a lighthearted pop group. DERIVATIVES: flog·ger n.

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flog XVII. prob. imit.; perh. suggested by L. flagellāre FLAGELLATE.

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flog

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