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strip the skin off

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The publication reported that last January, a farmer, Trening Batucan, was killed and his face flayed in a similar manner as Silawan in Lapu-Lapu City's adjacent Danao City.
The institute said Xipe Totec was one of the most important gods in pre-Hispanic Mexico, and was worshipped in a ceremony called Tlacaxipehualiztli, which in the indigenous Nahuatl language means "to wear the skin of the flayed one."
University of Florida archaeologist Susan Gillespie, who was not involved in the research, wrote that "finding the torso fragment of a human wearing the flayed skin of a sacrificial victim in situ is perhaps the most compelling evidence of the association of this practice and related deity to a particular temple, more so to me than the two sculpted skeletal crania," (https://www.apnews.com/e4e92bc35ead46309f632ec12df8ddf8) reported Associated Press.
With his next ball 41-year-old Stevens pegged back Kiran Carlson's off stump via an inside edge, and then just before tea, Jack Murphy flayed a wide one to Zak Crawley in the gully to give the Kent veteran five wickets in the match.
With his next delivery 41-year-old Stevens pegged back Kiran Carlson's off stump via an inside edge then, just before tea, Jack Murphy flayed a wide one to Crawley in the gully to give the Kent veteran five wickets in the match.
Chennai's attack was flayed for 189 by Delhi on Thursday and without Flintoff they look even more vulnerable..
He also flayed the government's handling of South Africa's crime epidemic, dwindling water supplies, bureaucratic red tape and skills shortages.
They flayed the lad alive and hung his skin on a nearby thorn bush.
"Bardo of Sleep and Dream": The world sleeps in me/and I in it./My Shadow falls on shadows/and goes among the moods./Under the eyelid's madness/I glide with death/along an emerald road./Waves roll at the coast,/scattering adamantine light./Wrapped in nuptial monsoon,/my body is flayed and dismembered,/its blood red meat/quivering in the spray/sings at the harp of the cliff./Vultures sail in wide arcs round/screaming a song of joy.
Here one might note an indebtedness to Francis Bacon's flayed subjects; there a self-conscious nod to Hans Bellmer's fetishistic dolls, or Hannah Hoch's riotous collages, or Egon Schiele's raw draftsmanship, or Cindy Sherman's constructions of malleable identities.
All these actions make use of different sets of muscles and von Hagens has flayed and peeled away the obscuring flesh that allows us to see the inner workings of the body.
With its hovering, tongue-like roof and viscerally red skin, Nouvel's new building certainly racks up the shock value, like a huge flayed organism bleeding and glistening in the Madrid sun.
Mazepa falls in love with a countess and is then flayed alive, almost drowned, starved, attacked by wolves and becomes prey to hungry vultures.
On Radio 4's News Quiz he flayed anyone who'd been the least bit naughty.
It made for uncomfortable viewing, not least when the short fused QPR manager flayed his wife and family.