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1. excoriate

verb. ['ɛkˈskɔriːˌeɪt'] express strong disapproval of.

Synonyms

  • objurgate
  • decry
  • reprobate
  • denounce

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • applaud
  • acquit
  • incorrupt

Etymology

  • excoriatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Excoriate

  • abbreviate
  • affiliate
  • alleviate
  • appreciate
  • appropriate
  • asphyxiate
  • associate
  • associate
  • delineate
  • depreciate
  • deviate
  • differentiate
  • differentiate
  • emaciate
  • enunciate
  • enunciate
  • expatriate
  • expiate
  • expropriate
  • foliate

Example sentences of the word excoriate


1. Verb, base form
More specifically, Taliban leaders call on "sharia," or Islamic law, to excoriate non-Islamic religions.

2. excoriate

verb. ['ɛkˈskɔriːˌeɪt'] tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading.

Synonyms

  • chafe
  • rub down
  • rub off
  • corrade
  • abrade

Antonyms

  • accept
  • praise

Etymology

  • excoriatus (Latin)
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