whipping

Part of speech: noun

The act of one who whips or the condition of being whipped; castigation.

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Usage examples "whipping":

  1. All of which comes under the head of whipping a Performance into Shape. - "Ade's Fables", George Ade.
  2. She had on a wine- colored dress, and, with the excitement whipping color into her cheeks and her eyes dancing, Nelly Lebrun was a lovely picture. - "Gunman's Reckoning", Max Brand.
  3. While Willie was whipping the horse to make him go as fast as he could, Frankie danced up and down, every now and then calling out, " Go long, pony, go long!" - "Little Frankie at His Plays", Madeline Leslie.