excoriate

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To wear off the skin of; to chafe or flay
To strongly denounce or censure

Mr. Green, a former city public advocate and candidate for mayor in 2001, ran ads excoriating Mr. Cuomo’s ethics.

{v} to flay, strip off the skin, bark
To strip or wear off the skin of; to abrade; to gall; to break and remove the cuticle of, in any manner, as by rubbing, beating, or by the action of acrid substances
tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
To strongly renounce or censure
{f} harshly criticize, denounce; remove the skin from
To excoriate a person or organization means to criticize them severely, usually in public. He proceeded to excoriate me in front of the nurses. = berate. to express a very bad opinion of a book, play etc (past participle of excoriare, from corium )
excoriation
The excoriated place or the state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abrasion
excoriation
The act of excoriating or flaying
excoriation
Severe verbal denouncing
excoriation
{n} a flaying, the loss of skin, plunder
excoriated
past of excoriate
excoriates
third-person singular of excoriate
excoriating
present participle of excoriate
excoriation
severe censure
excoriation
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
excoriation
an area of the skin covered by a crust, or scab, usually caused by scratching
excoriation
{i} harsh criticism
excoriation
The act of excoriating or flaying, or state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abrasion
excoriation
Stripping of possession; spoliation
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