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flay

verb

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • her husband flayed her constantly for her incessant shopping

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2 to remove the natural covering of
  • flayed their kill right there in the forest, taking both the meat and the skin home

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The first known use of flay was before the 12th century

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“Flay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flay. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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