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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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Then, in Entertainment Weekly, she flays Hollywood execs calling them "small-minded guys in suits who try to tell me what I am".
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He flays at The Fresno Bee for failing to expose the lawlessness and corruption.