excoriate

[ ik-skawr-ee-eyt, -skohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF excoriate

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Ghastly faces were staring at her, their lips moving in death to excoriate her.

Its pamphlets went so far as to excoriate allied methods of warfare and to level accusations of inhumanity against the Belgians.

Five days after this period, I again observed a disposition to excoriate.

You must be careful not to have too much of the Liquid on the rag, for fear it should excoriate the gums or inside of the mouth.

After eating the marrow, which was so acrid as to excoriate the lips, we rendered the bones friable by burning, and ate them also.

Neither have you a right to excoriate those who are conscientiously operating through the channels spoken of.

Those attacked by the insect scratch, and in this act they excoriate the skin, crush the lice and contaminate their fingers.

He could excoriate an antagonist with invective, or roast him alive before a slow fire of sarcasm.

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