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To wear away by rubbing or chafing
“Rarely, patients excoriate their skin in response to delusional ideation; in such cases, the appropriate diagnosis would be psychosis.”
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To publicly criticize or castigate harshly
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“He would then wait outside the front door to excoriate the opponents, even the poor guy loading the kit hampers on to the team bus.”
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To smooth by rubbing or applying friction
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Cause anxiety to
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Become or make annoyed or impatient because of a restriction or inconvenience
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Punish severely
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To decrease bit by bit
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Cause great suffering to
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Injure with very hot liquid or steam
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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