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Meaning of EXCORIATE

Pronunciation:  ik'skowree`eyt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
  2. [v]  tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
 

EXCORIATE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: chafe, condemn, decry, objurgate, reprobate
 
 See Also: abrade, abrase, corrade, denounce, rub down, rub off

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abrade, assail, attack, bark, blister, castigate, decorticate, flay, fret, fustigate, gall, lash, pare, peel, roast, rub, scalp, scarify, scathe, scorch, scourge, skin, skin alive, slash, strip, trounce
 

 

 

 

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