英 [ɪk'skɔːrɪeɪt; eks-]
ex-, 向外。-cor, 切，皮肤，词源同corium, carnal, shear.
- excoriate (v.)
- early 15c., from Late Latin excoriatus, past participle of excoriare "flay, strip off the hide," from Latin ex- "off" (see ex-) + corium "hide, skin" (see corium). Figurative sense of "denounce, censure" first recorded in English 1708. Related: Excoriated; excoriating.
- 1. He proceeded to excoriate me in front of the nurses.
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