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synonyms for scarification

  • laceration
  • wound
  • carving
  • chip
  • chop
  • cleavage
  • cleft
  • dissection
  • fissure
  • furrow
  • gash
  • graze
  • groove
  • nick
  • nip
  • notch
  • prick
  • rabbet
  • rent
  • rip
  • slash
  • slit
  • snip
  • stab
  • stroke
  • trench
  • kerf
  • opening
  • penetration
  • section
  • shave
  • slot
  • trim
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How to use scarification in a sentence

He frequently pretends to suck out such an object by the application of the lips alone, without any scarification whatever.
THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
Scarification is quite common, and is used for a singular purpose.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
Operative—scarification, either punctate or linear, and erosion with the curette.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Figure 20 represents scarification as a form of grief-expression for the dead.
A FURTHER CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF THE MORTUARY CUSTOMS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSH. C. YARROW
The dancers then performed for their benefit, making a great deal of fun both of the children and of the scarification ceremony.
CEREMONIES OF THE POMO INDIANSSAMUEL ALFRED BARRETT
After this, an old man, probably the same who performed the scarification, sang over the children.
CEREMONIES OF THE POMO INDIANSSAMUEL ALFRED BARRETT
Scarification is nowhere practiced in eastern Mindano except among the Mamnuas.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
Only occasionally is the latter scarification seen near Pinatubo.
NEGRITOS OF ZAMBALESWILLIAM ALLAN REED
Like all the other savages in the Transvaal, the Mapors practice scarification to a great extent.
ADVENTURES IN SWAZILANDOWEN ROWE O'NEIL
Scarification simply for purposes of ornamentation is not practiced to any great extent by the Negritos around Pinatubo.
NEGRITOS OF ZAMBALESWILLIAM ALLAN REED
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCARIFICATION

  • carving
  • chip
  • chop
  • cleavage
  • cleft
  • dissection
  • fissure
  • furrow
  • gash
  • graze
  • groove
  • kerf
  • laceration
  • nick
  • nip
  • notch
  • opening
  • penetration
  • prick
  • rabbet
  • rent
  • rip
  • scarification
  • section
  • shave
  • slash
  • slit
  • slot
  • snip
  • stab
  • stroke
  • trench
  • trim
  • wound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.