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  Definition of Excoriate
  1. express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
  2. tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog''s neck"
Similar Words: condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, chafe

 

Derivational Morphology: excoriation, reprobation, condemnation, disapprobation, abrasion, scratch, scrape, chafe

 

 
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