excoriation


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excoriation

 [ek″sko-re-a´shun]
a scratch or abrasion of the skin.

ex·co·ri·a·tion

(eks-kō'rē-ā'shŭn),
A scratch mark; a linear break in the skin surface, usually covered with blood or serous crusts.
[L. excorio, to skin, strip, fr. corium, skin, hide]

ex·co·ri·a·tion

(eks-kōr'ē-ā'shŭn)
A scratch mark; a linear break in the skin surface, usually covered with blood or serous crusts.
[L. excorio, to skin, strip, fr. corium, skin, hide]

excoriation

An abrasive or tearing injury to the surface of the body.

ex·co·ri·a·tion

(eks-kōr'ē-ā'shŭn)
Scratch mark; linear break in skin surface, usually covered with blood or serous crusts.
[L. excorio, to skin, strip, fr. corium, skin, hide]
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The announcement came with a list of excoriation against the once-powerful man, describing him as a man who perpetrated many crimes, such as mismanagement of the economy, corruption, and "depraved" acts like womanising and drug-taking.
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Watching their second-innings surrender in Abu Dhabi was agonising and the widespread excoriation of all of the batters was totally justified.