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Present participle for to wear away by rubbing or chafing
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“Rarely, patients excoriate their skin in response to delusional ideation; in such cases, the appropriate diagnosis would be psychosis.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to cut or trim off, especially the outer covering or skin of something
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Present participle for cause anxiety to
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Present participle for punish severely
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Present participle for cause great suffering to
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Present participle for injure with very hot liquid or steam
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Extremely offensive, harsh and insulting
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