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William felt able to issue a video message on Twitter excoriating the BBC after the corporation published its report into Martin Bashir’s interview with Princess Diana.
WILL HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE’S BABY DAUGHTER LEAD TO A ROYAL RECONCILIATION?TOM SYKESJUNE 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
As the state’s top election official, she has excoriated the “fraudit” all over the mainstream media, partly because she fears it will become the norm.
THE MESS IN MARICOPADAN ZAKMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She drew scrutiny last month for traveling to Utah with her husband during the crisis and later excoriated the wind power industry during a committee hearing, though wind turbines generate only a fraction of the state’s electricity.
TEXAS’S CHIEF ENERGY REGULATOR FIERCELY DEFENDED FOSSIL FUELS AFTER HISTORIC BLACKOUTS. SHE ALSO PROFITS FROM OIL AND GAS.NEENA SATIJA, AARON GREGGMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some have excoriated those across the aisle for holding the hearing at all.
FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, TWITTER CEOS CLASH WITH CONGRESS IN PRE-ELECTION SHOWDOWNTONY ROMM, RACHEL LERMAN, CAT ZAKRZEWSKI, HEATHER KELLY, ELIZABETH DWOSKINOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The president also excoriated Redfield’s Senate testimony that universal mask-wearing may be more useful than a coronavirus vaccine.
CDC CHIEF’S LETTER GREENLIGHTING PENCE FOR DEBATE DRAWS CRITICISMLENA H. SUN, YASMEEN ABUTALEBOCTOBER 7, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Neither have you a right to excoriate those who are conscientiously operating through the channels spoken of.
THE ABOMINATIONS OF MODERN SOCIETYREV. T. DE WITT TALMAGE
The drops of rain bruise us; the false sounds excoriate us; the darkness blinds us.
THE TEMPTATION OF ST. ANTONYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Those attacked by the insect scratch, and in this act they excoriate the skin, crush the lice and contaminate their fingers.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
Five days after this period, I again observed a disposition to excoriate.
AN ESSAY ON THE APPLICATION OF THE LUNAR CAUSTIC IN THE CURE OF CERTAIN WOUNDS AND ULCERSJOHN HIGGINBOTTOM
Its pamphlets went so far as to excoriate allied methods of warfare and to level accusations of inhumanity against the Belgians.
WOODROW WILSON AND THE WORLD WARCHARLES SEYMOUR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCORIATE

  • abrading
  • baring
  • barking
  • casting
  • cutting off
  • decorticating
  • excoriating
  • exuviating
  • flaying
  • galling
  • grazing
  • hulling
  • husking
  • lying bare
  • paring
  • peeling
  • pulling off
  • removing
  • rinding
  • scaling
  • scalping
  • scraping
  • shaving
  • shedding
  • shucking
  • sloughing
  • stripping
  • trimming
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