Excoriate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeksˈkɔːrieɪt|  American pronunciation of the word excoriate
Brit.  |ɪkˈskɔːrɪeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word excoriate

verb

- express strong disapproval of (syn: condemn, decry, objurgate, reprobate)
- tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading (syn: chafe)

Examples

He was excoriated as a racist.

The candidates have publicly excoriated each other throughout the campaign.

an excoriating review in The Times

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