scourge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsk3ːrdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skɝdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skûrj)


Inflections of 'scourge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
scourges
v 3rd person singular
scourging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
scourged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
scourged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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scourge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. scourge [society, democracy, authority]
  2. [methods, tricks, powers] used to scourge
  3. used to scourge and [oppress, eliminate]
  4. the [enemy, troops, soldiers] scourged the area
  5. the [area, city, region] was scourged
  6. the [area] was scourged by [floods, storms]
  7. historical: was scourged with whips
  8. historical: was scourged by [soldiers, centurions]
n
  1. a [social, cultural, national] scourge
  2. is a scourge on [society, the country, mankind, humanity]
  3. the scourge of [drugs, terrorism, cocaine, unemployment]
  4. a scourge in [England]
  5. a scourge which [threatens, makes, causes, tears]
  6. [threatened] by the scourge of
  7. has been [plagued, weakened, punished] by the scourge
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