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verb (excoriat, ing) (transitive)
  1. To wear off the skin of; to chafe or flay.
  2. To strongly renounce or censure.
    Etymology: From Late Latin excoriatus, past participle of excoriare, to take the skin or hide off, to flay (literally and figuratively. From the Latin excoriare "to flay"; ex- "off" + corium "skin"

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