What are some alternative words for excoriate?

Synonyms for excoriateɪkˈskɔr iˌeɪt, -ˈskoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate(verb)

    express strong disapproval of

    "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

    Synonyms:
    condemn, chasten, correct, castigate, doom, sentence, excoriate, reprobate, chastise, decry, chafe, objurgate

  2. chafe, excoriate(verb)

    tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading

    "This leash chafes the dog's neck"

    Synonyms:
    get at, rile, devil, nettle, objurgate, fret, vex, excoriate, irritate, decry, scratch, bother, annoy, reprobate, fray, condemn, gall, rag, nark, chafe, get to, rub, gravel

Wiktionary

  1. excoriate(verb)

    To wear off the skin of; to chafe or flay.

    Synonyms:
    chafe, flay, abrade

  2. excoriate(verb)

    To strongly denounce or censure.

    Synonyms:
    disparage, condemn, tear a strip off, reprobate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excoriate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    flay, skin, gall, strip the skin from

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