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excoriate

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1 to criticize harshly and usually publicly

  • the mayor had hardly been in office for a month before she was being excoriated for problems of very long standing
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beat up on, light into, sail into, tie into

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2 to make sore by continued rubbing

  • the manacles had badly excoriated the prisoner's wrists
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