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Synonyms for skin

peel

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by the skin of your teeth

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  • narrowly
  • only just
  • by a whisker
  • by a narrow margin
  • by a hair's-breadth

get under your skin

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Synonyms for skin

the tissue forming the external covering of the body

a thin outer covering of an object

the outer covering of a fruit

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to remove the skin of

to furnish with a covering of a different material

to exploit (another) by charging too much for something

Synonyms for skin

an outer surface (usually thin)

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body covering of a living animal

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a person's skin regarded as their life

a bag serving as a container for liquids

climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

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remove the bark of a tree

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strip the skin off

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References in classic literature ?
Mother Wolf walked stiffly from the cave with the cubs behind her, and her eyes glowed as she saw the skin.
Diomed threw the skin of a great tawny lion about his shoulders-- a skin that reached his feet--and grasped his spear.
M'Kay that many of the natives wore short mantles of skins, and intimated a suspicion that they were secretly armed.
Then go I and wash, Flathead; but, it is true, in the great heats I have wished I could slough my skin without pain, and run skinless.
When she came to the merchant in the town, he did not give her more than two talers for a skin, and when the others came, he did not give them so much, and said: 'What can I do with all these skins?
Probably somebody had tried to serve the poor old Dom in the same way, when he abandoned the skin full of jewels.
When I came to the frequented portions of the building, I found a large burden of skins in a corner and these I lifted to my head, carrying them in such a way that ends and corners fell down about my shoulders completely hiding my face.
Well, she doesn't; because every one knows it isn't a real bear, but just a hollow skin, and so of no actual use in the world except for a rug," answered the Tin Woodman.
The Ox was drawn, first, from the mire, and, next, from his skin.
All through the New Hebrides and the Solomons and up among the atolls on the Line, during this period under a tropic sun, rotten with malaria, and suffering from a few minor afflictions such as Biblical leprosy with the silvery skin, I did the work of five men.
Ciaran in a book made from the skin of a favorite cow of a dun color.
They examined the colour of his skin, and compared it with ours.
And now, ye famous wise ones, I would have you finally throw off entirely the skin of the lion!
The peculiar tint of the skin, which in itself is so well designed to aid the effect of a martial expression, had received an additional aspect of wild ferocity from the colours of the war-paint.
Not fit to eat; but the skins will do fine to line my old cloak.