Scourge (verb): Cause great suffering to. (कष्ट देना, दंड देना)
Synonyms: Torment, Torture, Afflict, Plague
Antonyms: Protect, Comfort, Guard
Example: The cruel general used to scourge on his disobedient soldiers.
After being stripped and scourged , the victim’s palms, known in anatomy to be among the most sensitive of human limbs, were nailed to the cross’s horizontal beam, his feet to the vertical. “I thirst,” Mary’s son said.