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noun as in skin, covering

verb as in take off outer covering

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I do my best to use organic herbs and spices, and if I’m adding citrus peel, I scrub the citrus before peeling.

You can swap in candied orange peel, or any standard candied fruit mix.

It’s patent-pending, and based on the most popular peel I did in my office.

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All wood products shrink and swell as moisture in the air shifts, and if there is a lot of shrinking and swelling, paint has to shrink and swell, too, or it cracks and peels.

Back in the late 2000s, he began showing school children how to raise worm farms in boxes, by feeding them organic waste like banana peels.

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I thought it was so sweet of them, and I had to peel it off her.

For me as an actor, too, it was nice to be able to peel another layer off her and realize that this is something that she wants.

So rich and delicious, so dark and layered with coffee and hazelnuts, toffee, orange peel, cigar box.

To top with a flamed orange twist, hold a piece of orange peel about the size of a silver dollar, skin side down, over the drink.

Holding the match a few inches above the drink, quickly squeeze the peel in the direction of the match.

In the late eighties he returned to his native island, settled at Peel, and became a magnate there.

Down coast, and Whitehaven; the manager of the company was my friend, and would allow the steamer to drop me at Peel.

In what respect has the subsequent conduct of Sir Robert Peel been inconsistent with these declarations?

He planted an ambush in the early morning, and let the hay lie till the peel men had gone out to cut their crop.

After some consultation, these noble lords considered it advisable to offer the first place to Sir Robert Peel.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peel, such as: bark, cover, epicarp, exocarp, husk, and peeling.

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