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excoriated

verb
past tense of 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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2 to make sore by continued rubbing
  • the manacles had badly excoriated the prisoner's wrists

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“Excoriated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excoriated. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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