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Synonyms for peeling
ˈpi lɪŋpeel·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desquamation, peeling, sheddingnoun

    loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

    Synonyms:
    shedding, desquamation, sloughing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "peeling":

    pelage

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#26013shedding
#31475peeling
#165485sloughing
#272507desquamation

How to use peeling in a sentence?

  1. Bob Mule:

    It was too hot, too much smoke, I had to get out of there, i literally felt my skin peeling and my lungs being suffocated by smoke. I couldn’t get the fire extinguisher to work.

  2. John Rogers:

    Premature babies, especially those at gestational ages less than 30 weeks, have skin that is highly underdeveloped, it's very common that these babies receive injury to the skin when peeling away the tapes.

  3. Khalid El Bakraoui:

    You can start basically peeling back the onion, hopefully what it will do is it will speed up the process by which they can actually look at all of the different elements of this and possibly roll up some more suspects.

  4. Neel Raithatha:

    I had to be very delicate when peeling the dead infected skin off the ear canal and eardrum, he said. It usually takes half the time.

  5. Caleb Mulvena:

    We wanted to respect the idea that a meadow was here, rather than obliterating the meadow and planting a large trophy home, we wanted to take the idea of peeling the meadow up and kind of tuck the house underneath it.


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