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excoriate

excoriate

excoriate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word excoriate

Definition
(verb) express strong disapproval of
Synonyms : condemn , decry , objurgate , reprobate
Example Sentence
  • We condemn the racism in South Africa
  • These ideas were reprobated

Definition
(verb) tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
Synonyms : chafe
Example Sentence
  • This leash chafes the dog's neck

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for excoriate

Examiner (EX-) ne meri kori (cori)(in hindi blank) answer sheets ko dekh ke mujhe bahut harsh remarks diye.
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by sagacious_kartik

excoriate(sounds like ex-koriate) koreans are chinese and they are good in fighting and tend to rip the skin off ( a korean ate you !)so being very severe!
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by Sinduja

If you excrete on somebody, you will get excoriated.
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by subhasish

split it as ex + coria + ate... so spell coria as korea now koreans are harsh and they will strip your skin off
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by ramya1987

excoriate rhymes with EXFOLIATE which means to remove (dead)skin..so in a way it is to ABRADE or FLAY
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by joeytrib

x-core hate -> hardcore hate
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by atav

ex+co(ko)+ri(re)+ate (attend) karro...u break up with ur present gal friend since ur ex-gf creates a conflict between u both...so u attend ur ex-gal and scold her bitterly...excoriate her
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by mon_m

Corriagated cardboard has deep holes in it, which is what one does to someone when they harshly denounce, or vituperate, them.
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by Marise

AXE+CORIATE....jab teacher ne meri cori book dekhi toh unhone axe se usko excoriate kiya....
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by nileshdive

ex+cori+ate= your ex cori ate you with her criticism and wanted to rip off your skin bc she was so mad
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by PAC001

Ex gori gfs will always have bad opinion on you...
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by SANICECUBE

EXCORIATE=EXCLUDE KORIAN->I LOVED A KORIAN GIRL.BUT MY DAD TOLD ME TO EXCLUDE KORIAN GIRL FROM YR GF LIST.SHADI K LIYE BOHOT DISAPPROVAL SIGN DIKHAYA
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by aman_ali_786

ex-(express)-core(h)ate express core hate by berate or vituperating someone
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by sainathreddy92

ex(OLD)+cori(korean)+ate-->old koreans used to eat human by "tearing and wearing off their skin"...now there is "strong disapproval" for this custom...
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by rahulbest

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by amol84

Apni EX ko kaise rate karoge? - critize hi karoge
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