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Word: excoriate

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


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::: advent - arrival
::: odoriferous - giving off an odor
::: misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: feign - pretend
::: phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: seine - seine net; net for catching fish
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained