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Dickens is going to put an article on the subject in Household Words, in order to scarify the rascally bookseller.

To relieve their wearied legs and feet after long marches, they scarify the former with sharp flints.

When fatigued by travel they scarify their legs with a sharpened reed or snakes' teeth.

His political jingles were the delight or vexation of partisans as they happened to ridicule or scarify this side or that.

Incapable of checking a witty saying, he would scarify his two neighbors before a dinner was half over.


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On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scarify, such as: attack, blister, castigate, damn, excoriate, and flay.

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