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scourge

US [skɜrdʒ]
UK [skɜː(r)dʒ]
  • v.鞭打;鞭笞;折磨;使受苦难
  • n.祸害;灾害;祸根;(旧时用作刑具的)鞭子
  • Web灾祸;天罚之锤;瘟疫
Plural Form:scourges  Present Participle:scourging  Past Tense:scourged  
scourge
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n.
1.
[ususing]
~ (of sb/sth)
祸害;祸根;灾害a person or thing that causes trouble or suffering
the scourge of war/disease/poverty
战争╱疾病╱贫穷之苦
Inflation was the scourge of the 1970s.
通货膨胀曾是 20 世纪 70 年代的祸患。
2.
(旧时用作刑具的)鞭子a whip used to punish people in the past
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb
折磨;使受苦难;使痛苦to cause trouble or suffering to sb
He lay awake, scourged by his conscience.
他备受良心的折磨,不能入睡。
2.
~ sb
鞭打;鞭笞to hit sb with a scourge

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