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flay

verb A nonmedical term meaning to excoriate or strip away the skin by repeated blows with a strap, especially by whipping.

flay

to strip off the skin.
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Addressing the angry protesters JamaateIslami, naib Amer FATA Zernoor Afridi flayed the republishing caricatures in the strongest possible words, and said under the garb of the so called Freedom of Expression defamation of the last Prophet will not be tolerated, adding the Muslims will never hesitate to sacrifice their lives for upholding honor of the Prophet.
He flayed Sindh government for the inaction KUJ-D has demanded of Sindh government and law enforcers to provide ample protection and security to the journalists.
One exhibit is called an 'Angel" because flayed skin from the back and shoulders is bunched together into a crude approximation of wings.
A MAN was virtually flayed to death by being dragged for two miles by a lorry.
This time he flayed the Glamorgan attack for 161 not out with 21 fours and a six during an innings spanning 147 balls -his best one-day score.
According to the alternative weekly Los Angeles New Times, folks can play with Suffering Bob, "an obese amputee with what looks like the gimp from Pulp Fiction busting out of his crotch," as well as Feverish, "another fat man, lying in a pool of mucus while giving birth to worms," and Camille Noir, "an angel with wings of flayed skin and a buzz-saw blade embedded in her forehead as a halo.
In "Arab Horses Fighting in a Stable," his version of the subject, Delacroix was able to synthesize the classical with the exotic, with his studies of ecorche (French for flayed bodies), with the example of English art, and with the work of Rubens--Delacroix owned Pieter Claesz Soutman's engravings of Rubens' paintings of hunts.
The Body Worlds exhibition features flayed human bodies preserved using a special technique called plastination, invented by Professor Gunther von Hagens.
For an hour and a half, he fielded questions on his exhibits, one of which is the corpse of a horseman, his skull chopped in two and his body flayed to show his musculature, holding his brain in one hand.
That was wonderfully demonstrated by the way he flayed the England attack for an unbeaten 157 in the final Ashes Test, ignoring the temptation to call for a runner despite a painful calf injury which had kept him out of the previous game.
Together they flayed the Zimbabwe attack in the last 15 overs to share an unbroken fourth-wicket stand of 125 off 91 balls, which included 13 fours and two sixes.
flayed bare skin, who revere all austere absolutes to make the empty place