Scarify - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈskerɪfaɪ|  American pronunciation of the word scarify
Brit.  |ˈskarɪfʌɪ|  British pronunciation of the word scarify
- puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
The men in some African tribes scarify their faces
- scratch the surface of
scarify seeds
- break up
scarify soil

Examples

The men in some African tribes scarify their faces

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