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1(punishment)paliza feminineazotaina feminineto give sb a whipping — darle una paliza / azotaina a algn
- the candidate has taken a public whipping — el candidato ha sido duramente criticado
- For example, his grandmother seems to have been classically repressed and sublimated her tensions by repeated whippings of Paul.
- Given white Louisianians' frequent use of beatings, whippings, and lynchings, it should not be surprising that African Americans also resorted to aggressive tactics.
- There is lots of physical abuse; slapping, beating, and whippings, and woman are raped and ravaged repeatedly with no rhyme or reason.
- In Gibson's film, Jesus is reduced to little more than a lump of meat, the victim of whippings and abuse whose physical suffering is shown in gruesome detail.
- Just days before the whippings, however, the girls were issued their visas.
- Goodman also suggested that whippings or canings should be brought back for children who get into trouble.
- Her novel, therefore, focused on the ghastly points of slavery, including the whippings, beatings, and forced sexual encounters brought upon slaves by their masters.
- It is punctuated by public floggings and whippings.
- They are also charged with causing grievous harm, which carries a heavier penalty of a maximum 20-year jail and fine or whipping.
- She worked as a literate domestic slave in close contact with several masters and mistresses from whom she suffered whippings, beatings, and sexual abuse.
- These were not only lynching photos, but brutal whippings, and they also burned blacks alive.
- He relishes beating his slaves and even considers the whippings his religious duty.
- When she heard of the whippings I received after disobeying my father, she squealed in fright and then cringed at the thought of me not receiving food for 3 days.
- Ministry of Interior officials were responsible for most incidents of abuse of prisoners, including beatings, whippings, and sleep deprivation.
- The choice of whipping underscored the attempt to continue an antebellum form of punishment and to reinvent techniques to control the black body.
- The intensity and constant focus on the blood, the whippings and the degradation was so excessive that it seemed to me to be unnaturally fetishist.
- She had a whole range of interesting scars across her back from his whippings.
- It might look slightly messy, but then again, I always find whippings that come undone look messy too
- This particular punishment, called caning, is common practice in many foreign countries and seems unmistakably similar to the whippings a parent would use to reprimand a child in order to instil proper moral values.
- Nannie also commented on his cruel treatment; she had left him once and then returned, but after being threatened with whippings, left for good.
2(defeat)paliza feminine informal
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