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Word: excoriate

Definition: scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off

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::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
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::: dappled - spotted
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::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper