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It’s simply that the dynamic between Arnaz and Ball—and between Ball and the show’s other stars—is so fascinating by itself that the heavily intoned excoriation of the villainous HUAC feels superfluous.

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Not a reason to back-pat, but not cause for ritual group-excoriation either.

Again and again, we see people who make one mistake either forced out of their jobs or held up for brutal public excoriation.

His excoriation of Douglas was scornfully withering and scorching.

A preacher wrote me the other day that he approved of every word of an "excoriation" that some religious editor had given me.

There is no tendency to spontaneous rupture, but should they be broken a superficial excoriation results.

A variety called hepatic dysentery, however, lacks the intestinal excoriation.

Dysentery is a flux of the bowels with a sanguinolent discharge and excoriation of the intestines.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excoriation, such as: abhorrence, abomination, anathema, blasphemy, condemnation, and contempt.

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