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What is another word for flaying?

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Verb
Present participle for to remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
“We then flay the skin off by hand, using the knife but taking great care not to damage the skins, else they become worthless.”
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Present participle for to whip or lash
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“He stopped the horses, jerked the man off his saddle, and proceeded to half-flay him with a blacksnake whip he carried.”
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Present participle for to criticize severely and brutally
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“Just as drama critics flay the drawing-room comedy, so the 'pink' film critic shows no mercy to the average Hollywood or Pinewood product.”
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Present participle for to remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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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 to strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.
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Present participle for to cut or slash, typically with the intent of causing damage
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An act of physically beating, or the result of a physical beating
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Noun
The process of scraping or wearing something away
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