Sometimes it may be necessary to scarify the gums, or to apply leeches to them.
He bobbed at once, but she hastened to the door to scarify him.
Their mode of obtaining charity was to go barefoot and scarify their heels so that the blood might show.
Perhaps the stinging words of last night had at last sunk deep enough to scarify his self-esteem.
To relieve their wearied legs ...