Definitions for excoriateɪkˈskɔr iˌeɪt, -ˈskoʊr-

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  1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate(verb)

    express strong disapproval of

    "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

  2. chafe, excoriate(verb)

    tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading

    "This leash chafes the dog's neck"

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  1. excoriate(Verb)

    To wear off the skin of; to chafe or flay.

  2. excoriate(Verb)

    To strongly denounce or censure.

  3. Origin: From excoriatus, perfect participle of excorio. from ex + corium.


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