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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"Terrorism is the scourge of mankind today and it will take us about a lot more years to stop it," the president said.
The post "Violent scourge" on London streets as murder figures overtake New York appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Nawaz Sharif said the scourge of terrorism and extremism had
The prime minister said Pakistan stands by Turkey in war against terrorism and hoped the Turkish government would succeed in eliminating the scourge of terrorism soon.
This scourge, he said, tries to undermine the Tunisian model in matters of peaceful democratic transition, stability recovery and economic relaunch.
He added that this is a scourge that affects the transparency of the administration and the government is expected to introduce tough measures against corrupt people, improving the financial position of public employees and encouraging citizens to report such practices.
However, the consistent ten-year-old is in good form, having won on his last start - The Scourge, Baby Jake and Damut are the only rivals to have won on their previous start over jumps.
The campaign managed to achieve its objectives in delivering its key message, which clearly reflects the UAE society's rejection of "the scourge of begging that tarnishes the bright and civilised image of the UAE".
For years heroin-shooting junkies have been a scourge in our inner-cities but now users are being swept up by a drug that could be even more dangerous.
SCOURGE Menzies, of Perth, who previously avoided jail despite turning a church into a cannabis farm and dealing cocaine to his son, was also hit with a PS360,000 Proceeds of Crime order.
MANAMA: A viable development-based strategy was yesterday urged to combat the scourge of terrorism and prevent it spreading.
New Delhi, Mar.24 ( ANI ): Expressing confidence that India can be free of tuberculosis within a short period of time, President Pranab Mukherjee has urged all Indians to work unitedly to bring an end to the scourge of tuberculosis within the country.
HAVING read Thomas Paterson's letter about problem families, "Scourge of drugs" - how naive is the man?
I'VE been called many things in my time, but now we can add a new one - the scourge of the bookmakers!