Synonyms for exfoliate


1. exfoliate, unfold, spread, spread out, open
usage: spread by opening the leaves of
2. exfoliate, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop
usage: cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
3. exfoliate, peel off
usage: remove the surface, in scales or laminae
4. exfoliate, chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off
usage: come off in a very thin piece
5. exfoliate, grow
usage: grow by producing or unfolding leaves; "plants exfoliate"
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