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Synonyms for excoriate

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

Synonyms for excoriate

express strong disapproval of

tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading

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McNay, quite rightly, has every sympathy with the Irish position, and excoriates Acheson for dismissing it out of hand.
He refuses invitations to exhibit; excoriates and threatens the press, museums, and universities; retreats to a remote hideout; and insists on writing his own catalogues and curating his own shows.
Silvester excoriates ``environmental wackos'' and the U.
What Sartwell does in this passage--besides bludgeoning the reader with epistemic--is what he excoriates other white commentators for; i.
The report excoriates the ANC for human rights abuses, particularly at its training camps.
Dean launched his campaign with his foresighted and outspoken criticism of the war, and he still scores heavily when he excoriates Gephardt and Kerry for taking the Democratic Party along for the war ride.
His father-in-law, Don Minetti (Frank Vincent), berates him, and his wife (Mary McCormack) excoriates his incompetence.