fustigation


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fus·ti·ga·tion

(fŭs'ti-gā'shŭn),
A form of massage consisting of beating the surface with light rods.
[L. fustigo, pp. -atus, to beat with a cudgel]

fustigation

Massage therapy 
A technique used in massage consisting of light tapping with wooden rods.

Sexology
A permutation of flagellation (BDSM) using a stick or rod.

fustigation

(fŭs″tĭ-gā′shŏn) [L. fustigatio, a cudgeling]
In massage, beating with light rods.
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As for fustigation impoliteness, the results obtained lead us to believe that Spaniards could be more direct than North-Americans.
We have also found that the AmE characters use a high frequency of direct strategies to express fustigation impoliteness, but these are more recurrent in contexts where there is no social distance and no affect between the S and the H.
Concerning indirect fustigation strategies, the findings reveal a limited use in both data sets.