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excoriate

Synonyms of excoriate in English:

verb

  • 1 technical the surrounding skin had been excoriated
    abrade, rub away, rub off, rub raw, scrape, scratch, chafe, damage;
    technicaldecorticate
  • 2 rare he was excoriated in the press for covering up the truth See criticize
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