[ flog-ing, flaw-ging ]
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  1. a beating, especially with a whip or scourge:Punishments included public flogging, imprisonment, or death by stoning.

  2. aggressive promotion or advertising:The writer is annoyed by the flogging and over-coverage of the World Cup, a sporting event he claims few Americans know or care much about.

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