Excoriate - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Excoriate.

BLAST
CHEWOUT
FLAY
PARE
REAMOUT
SAVAGE
SCATHE
SKIN
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BLAST
  1. an explosion (as of dynamite)
  2. a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
  3. shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
  4. shatter as if by explosion
  5. criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
  6. fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
  7. use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
  8. hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  9. make with or as if with an explosion; "blast a tunnel through the Alps"
  10. create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"
  11. apply a draft or strong wind to to; "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"
  12. make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"
  13. a very long fly ball
  14. intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has co
CHEWOUT
FLAY
  1. strip the skin off
  2. heavy criticism
PARE
  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit
  2. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  3. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  4. cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
REAMOUT
SAVAGE
  1. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
  2. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
  3. wild and menacing; "a pack of feral dogs"
  4. marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
  5. a cruelly rapacious person
  6. a member of an uncivilized people
  7. criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
  8. attack brutally and fiercely
SCATHE
  1. the act of damaging something or someone
SKIN
  1. bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
  2. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  3. body covering of a living animal
  4. an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
  5. a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal
  6. a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
  7. the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  8. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  9. a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
  10. remove the bark of a tree
Clue Database Last Updated: 15/07/2019 9:00am

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