[ik-skawr-ee-eyt, -skohr-] /ɪkˈskɔr iˌeɪt, -ˈskoʊr-/
verb (used with object), excoriated, excoriating.
to denounce or berate severely; flay verbally:
He was excoriated for his mistakes.
to strip off or remove the skin from:
Her palms were excoriated by the hard labor of shoveling.
to strip (the skin) from (a person or animal); flay
(med) to lose (a superficial area of skin), as by scratching, the application of chemicals, etc
to denounce vehemently; censure severely
early 15c., from Late Latin excoriatus, past participle of excoriare “flay, strip off the hide,” from Latin ex- “off” (see ex-) + corium “hide, skin” (see corium). Figurative sense of “denounce, censure” first recorded in English 1708. Related: Excoriated; excoriating.
excoriate ex·co·ri·ate (ĭk-skôr’ē-āt’)
v. ex·co·ri·at·ed, ex·co·ri·at·ing, ex·co·ri·ates
To scratch or otherwise abrade the skin by physical means.
[ik-skawr-ee-ey-shuh n, -skohr-] /ɪkˌskɔr iˈeɪ ʃən, -ˌskoʊr-/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. an place on the body. n. mid-15c., from Medieval Latin excoriationem (nominative excoriatio), from Late Latin excoriare (see excoriate).
[eks-kawr-ti-keyt] /ɛksˈkɔr tɪˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), excorticated, excorticating. 1. .
[ek-skruh-muh nt] /ˈɛk skrə mənt/ noun 1. waste matter discharged from the body, especially feces. /ˈɛkskrɪmənt/ noun 1. waste matter discharged from the body, esp faeces; excreta n. 1530s, “waste discharged from the body,” from Latin excrementum, from stem of excretus, past participle of excernere “to sift out, discharge,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + […]
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