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excoriate

see definition of excoriate
  • verbscrape layers off
  • verbdenounce, criticize
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Synonyms for excoriate

verb scrape layers off
  • abrade
  • chafe
  • flay
  • fret
  • gall
  • peel
  • rub
  • scarify
  • scratch
  • skin
  • strip

Antonyms for excoriate

  • cover
  • make happy
  • compliment
  • laud
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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