Excoriate Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms for Excoriate
To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
To scrape or rub off; wear away by scraping or rubbing
(Botany) To slit or soften the outer coat of (seeds) in order to speed germination.
To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction:
To punish, esp. by beating
To wear away or make sore by abrasion; chafe:
To scold or denounce severely
To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify.
The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
(Intransitive) To break out in blisters.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
To beat; flail:
To go or move at a very fast, often excessively fast rate.
(Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To strike or beat with the force and sound of a slap:
(Sports) To hit or propel (a ball, for instance) forcefully in a straight line.
(Card games) To defeat by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand.
To disapprove of strongly; condemn
To condemn as wrong or reprehensible:
Antonyms for Excoriate
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To give praise to; glorify.
To present something to (a person) as an act of politeness or respect
Words Related to Excoriate
To cover with a skin or a similar layer:
To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
Find another word for excoriate. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for excoriate, like: condemn, abrade, criticize, skin, scarify, put someone on the griddle, flay, denounce, assail, chafe and chastise.