Synonyms of excoriate


1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate, denounce

usage: express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

2. chafe, excoriate, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off

usage: tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"

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Definition and meaning of excoriate (Dictionary)