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Synonyms for excoriate

Verb

1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate, denounce
usage: express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
2. chafe, excoriate, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off
usage: tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
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