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Word: flay

Definition: strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly


More Vocab Words

::: foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
::: feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: delude - deceive
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
::: migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates