scourge


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a cause of suffering or harm

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a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

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something causing misery or death

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a person who inspires fear or dread

punish severely

cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

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The Pope has also issued a message urging the world to help Africa fight the scourge.
Stossel's article--drawn from his engaging new memoir, Give Me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats, and Scare Artists and Became the Scourge of the Liberal Media (HarperCollins)--forces us to redefine what it means to be on the dole.
ABANDONED and burnt-out cars are a growing scourge, according to Nick Bourne, leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the National Assembly.
ROTARIANS in Nuneaton have declared war on a disease which has been a scourge for centuries.
He went on to Ohio State and produced a Big Ten champion, left to join the Armed Forces and put together the greatest service team of all-time, then came out and produced the scourge of professional football with the Cleveland Browns.
Personal watercraft (PWCs), including Jet Skis, have long been the scourge of environmentalists because of the high levels of noise, air and water pollution they generate.
Yet troops were so desperate to avoid the scourge that they'd inoculate themselves in secret with pinpricks under their nails.
The humanitarian demining program assists in relieving the scourge of many areas which have seen conflict by clearing land mines so that the land can be returned to profitable use.
The topics begin with Police Brutality by Jill Nelson, as some of our best social commentators speak on this scourge.
The White Scourge brings together multiple themes from studies of the South and West, Mexican and African American history, labor history, and more recent work on the social construction of whiteness.
In the past two years, the scourge of racism has been given new life, affecting access to housing, higher education, health care and jobs, and continuing to tear this country apart.
His most recent contributions, including an article titled "Ending the Scourge of Counterfeit Products," can be found on the ImpactProducts.
In a statement today, the Foreign Minister affirmed Tunisia's solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in combating the scourge of terrorism as well as rejection of all forms of violence.
RECORD reporter Donna Watson's story on the scourge of methadone showed that our politicians and the drug agencies are out of touch with reality when it comes to drug abuse.
Mr Bruton said: "Instead, it reflects the scourge of rising emigration.