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synonyms for peeling

  • decorticate
  • desquamate
  • exfoliate
  • flake
  • flay
  • pare
  • scale
  • shave
  • skin
  • strip
  • uncover
  • delaminate
  • excorticate
  • pull off
  • tear off
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How to use peeling in a sentence

The amount of pesticide on non-organic produce varies widely by fruit or vegetable, so the group issues annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” lists, based on Agriculture Department testing that assumes washing and peeling.
CUT WASTE AND BOOST FLAVOR WITH SKIN-TO-SEED RECIPES THAT USE THE WHOLE VEGETABLEJOE YONANAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So go a bit easier on the force for surfaces that are more vulnerable to chipping and peeling.
THE BEST PRESSURE WASHER FOR CLEANING AWAY MUD, OIL, PAINT AND MOREJEREMY HELLIGARMARCH 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Gwynne went into the kitchen, and Mariana, who was peeling onions for an olla podrida, screamed and embraced him.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She had been painted green, but the colour was faded and weathered, and the paint peeling off in strips.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There was a general peeling off of overcoats, and a rush forward of answerers to his bold challenge.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
He was peeling potatoes but when the General entered he dropped his work and stood at attention.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Yesterday we saw Johnnie Green ride you up to the kitchen window where Mrs. Green was peeling potatoes.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The skin was peeling off our bodies and a very poor substitute remained which burst readily and rubbed raw in many places.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Nearly all the mineral salts of the potato are just under the outer skin, and are removed by the foolish habit of peeling them.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Peth came aft and routed Doc Bird from under the mainsail boom where the steward sat peeling potatoes.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
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WORDS RELATED TO PEELING

  • case
  • casing
  • coat
  • cortex
  • crust
  • husk
  • peeling
  • rind
  • shell
  • skin
  • depilation
  • peeling
  • shedding
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