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How to use flay in a sentence
He was captured and—despite loud calls to flay him alive, lynch him, tear him apart, and the like—given a lengthy trial.
The Chicago Tribune took every chance to flay Truman, as The Wall Street Journal daily flays Obama.
Whoever advised President Obama to flay Israel publicly until this week should be fired.
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If one of you dare utter a syllable against this holy man, by Heaven, I will flay him alive.The Trapper's Daughter | Gustave Aimard
But what, it may be asked, is the worth and use of a satire that drags out vices from their hiding-holes to flay them in sunshine?
But the personal aggression on the wit by the dunce, may fairly instigate the wit to flay the dunce.
He cuts off the head, grallochs the stag and begins to flay it.Life in an Indian Outpost | Gordon Casserly
And when that tongue gets going it can certainly flay a man alive, remarked Wheeler.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team | Lester Chadwick
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