flagelar

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flagelar(
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lahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to flog)
a. to flagellate
Los guardias flagelaron al prisionero para castigarlo.The guards flagellated the prisoner to punish him.
b. to whip
Las autoridades pescaron al ladrón y lo flagelaron severamente.The authorities caught the thief and whipped him severely.
2. (religious)
a. to scourge
El sacerdote flageló al seminarista que había ofendido gravemente a Dios.The priest scourged the seminarian who had gravely offended God.
flagelarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to whip oneself)
a. to flagellate oneself
Eugenia se flageló para sentir dolor porque se sentía culpable del incidente.Eugenia flagellated herself to feel pain because she felt guilty about the incident.
4. (religious)
a. to scourge oneself
El monje se flagelaba todas las noches para castigarse por sus pecados.The monk scourged himself every night to punish himself for his sins.
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flagelar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to flagellate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to flagellate oneself
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flagelar
transitive verb
1 (azotar) to flagellate (formal); whip
2 (criticar) to flay; criticize severely
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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