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excoriate

Pronunciation: /ekˈskɔːrieɪt/

Translation of excoriate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 [book/performance/person] vilipendiar [formal]
    Example sentences
    • People with this condition have a rash, pruritis, and excoriated crythematous skin in body folds, axillae, and groin.
    • Most people inherently recognise what they call bright or fresh red bleeding, and tend to attribute that to a local cause such as a haemorrhoid or an anal fissure, or even just some excoriated itchy skin.
    • Mucopurulent otorrhea and excoriated skin may also be present.
    Example sentences
    • Critics excoriating him for other aspects of his film show an equal lack of sensitivity to the challenges that come with highly structured storytelling.
    • One letter writer to the newspaper excoriated those people for complaining about not being able to get their vehicles out of the lot.
    • The local radio talk show excoriated him as a fiend; the daily paper denounced a magistrate for providing him bail.
    1.2 (remove skin of) excoriar [formal]

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