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peeling

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  • verbtake off outer covering
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Synonyms for peeling

verb take off outer covering
  • decorticate
  • desquamate
  • exfoliate
  • flake
  • flay
  • pare
  • scale
  • shave
  • skin
  • strip
  • uncover
  • delaminate
  • excorticate
  • pull off
  • tear off

Antonyms for peeling

  • cover
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More words related to peeling

bark

noun. plant covering
  • case
  • casing
  • coat
  • cortex
  • crust
  • husk
  • peeling
  • rind
  • shell
  • skin

exfoliation

noun. molting
  • depilation
  • flaking
  • peeling
  • shedding

hull

noun. skeleton, body

peel

noun. skin, covering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.