Exfoliate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eksˈfoʊlieɪt|  American pronunciation of the word exfoliate
Brit.  |ɪksˈfəʊlɪeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word exfoliate

verb

- spread by opening the leaves of
- cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
- remove the surface, in scales or laminae
- come off in a very thin piece
- grow by producing or unfolding leaves

plants exfoliate

Examples

...a soap that promises to help me exfoliate all that dry, flaky skin I've apparently been carrying around...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exfoliate
he/she/it: exfoliates
present participle: exfoliating
past tense: exfoliated
past participle: exfoliated
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