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Word: excoriate

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


More Vocab Words

::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: incipient - beginning; in an early stage
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: surpass - exceed
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded