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bastinado

synonym (synonym of bastinado)

  • (noun.act)
    a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels (noun.act)
     

hypernym (bastinado IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet (noun.artifact)
    a club that is used as a weapon (noun.artifact)
     
  • a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels (noun.act)
    the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield more.. (noun.act)
     
  • beat somebody on the soles of the feet (verb.contact)
    hit repeatedly (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from bastinado)

  • a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet (noun.artifact)
    beat somebody on the soles of the feet (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym derivation falanga torture torturing cudgel beat bastinado

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