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ROME: The late Pope John Paul flagellated himself regularly to emulate Christ s suffering and signed a secret document saying that would resign instead of ruling for life if he became incurably ill, a new book shows.
In fact, I'm convinced my tongue would make an excellent Conservative MP, as the cheeky fella loves being flagellated - he's a sucker for a spicy savaging.
Leishmania are flagellated protozoa belonging to the family Trypanosomatidae.
When He dines with His apostles, rebukes sinners, or even when He is flagellated, we see an ordinary man.
Here Rousseau writes proudly as a "Citizen of Geneva" (in pointed contrast to D'Alembert, who is flagellated on the title page by a list of his membership in six learned societies).
At the festival, worshippers flagellated themselves with chains and thousands crammed the narrow streets around the shrine of Imam Musa Kadhim in Kadhimiya.