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  • verbremove skin, bark, hide, etc.
  • verbcriticize

synonyms for flayed

  • excoriate
  • peel
  • scalp
  • skin

antonyms for flayed

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How to use flayed in a sentence

Woe to you if you fall into his clutches; before you come out of them you will be plucked, veritably flayed.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
His lordship would not intervene; he swore he hoped the cub would be flayed alive by Wilding.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
How could a fellow of such insolent pretensions have escaped being flayed alive ere he reached the age he looked to be?
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
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.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
After the specimen had been flayed, the skin and a good supply of dogs' meat were hauled across and sledged home.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
And tomorrow I shall eat you—and you, worthless lazy she-trash, will have the hide flayed off your back!
THE VALOR OF CAPPEN VARRAPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Certain men came to Badur, from the kingdom of the Colii, who demanded tribute; but he flayed them alive.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
I have walked the pillars and trodden the temples till my feet are flayed, and the child is no whit better.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
Flayed, mutilated, dishonoured as they have been, these gigantic statues are still in place.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Before it can be flayed quantities of boiling water have to be poured down its throat.
MYTHICAL MONSTERSCHARLES GOULD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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