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verb as in remove skin, bark, hide, etc.

verb as in criticize

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Or you can mount a flayed rabbit to hang in your living room while a chef turns its innards into a nose-to-tail feast.

In the central panel, Sen. Elizabeth Warren whispers into the ear of the Pope as Mitt Romney and hedge fund managers are flayed.

In half an hour it came out, flayed and roasted, black oily skin peeled from both sides.

Look, when I left Brothers and Sisters, I felt as if I were flayed alive.

Woe to you if you fall into his clutches; before you come out of them you will be plucked, veritably flayed.

His lordship would not intervene; he swore he hoped the cub would be flayed alive by Wilding.

How could a fellow of such insolent pretensions have escaped being flayed alive ere he reached the age he looked to be?

Otter was flayed, and Reidmar commanded the Æsir to fill the skin with gold, and cover it without that not a hair could be seen.

After the specimen had been flayed, the skin and a good supply of dogs' meat were hauled across and sledged home.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flayed, such as: excoriate, scalp, peel, and skin.

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