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Adjective
Coming loose
Adjective
Breaking or separating easily into flakes
Adjective
(of skin) Dry and flaking
Adjective
Burnt to a crisp
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Rotting
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Noun
A small, flat, and very thin piece separated from a whole
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Molting
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The outer covering or rind of a fruit or vegetable
Verb
Present participle for to remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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“So I watched spotty boys peel potatoes and old guys scoop haddock so tenderly from the deep fryer.”
Verb
Present participle for remove a thin outer covering or part
“When they are cool enough to handle, peel the skin away from the flesh and shred the flesh into rough strips.”
Verb
Present participle for to become detached, come away, especially in flakes or strips
“Watered-down paint soaks into the porous concrete so it won't flake or peel like surface paint does.”
Verb
Present participle for to take, pull or remove by force
Verb
Deskinning or destooling
Verb
Present participle for cut away at
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