[ US /ɛkˈskɔɹiˌeɪʃən/ ]
  1. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  2. severe censure
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How To Use excoriation In A Sentence

  • Activists had to encounter an initially dismissive public, hostile populist politicians, excoriation by religious fundamentalists and the slow wheels of government.
  • Only twelve years ago I wrote about “one of those little episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates the nature of alliances,” and in came that little blue note from Buckley expressing dismay with his customary one-word excoriation. No Uncertain Terms
  • They will also suffer excoriation from the Repugs, who will say, "See, we knew your bill wouldn't make anything better," when in actuality, it will be the bill the Repugs wanted, i.e., the one without a public option. Public option pullback?
  • The picking produces excoriations which crust and may heal with hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, or scarring.
  • Typical acne was present in addition to the excoriations in 33 percent while only increased oiliness and no clear-cut acne lesions were present in 67 percent.
  • Quite often, there is absolutely nothing to see on these patients skin, apart from self induced excoriations.
  • Since he's telling the truth I expect a full excoriation treatment from the Limbaugh/Hannity wing and their mouthpiece Michael Steele. Voinovich: The GOP's 'being taken over by Southerners'
  • So the reports flow in on Media Watch's snide little excoriation, laboriously trying to exploit the name and fame of my late father.
  • Several studies have shown that the serotonergic effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors consistently produces the strongest antipruritic response in patients with neurotic excoriations.
  • Every time he rose to, or even approached, the heights of success and public esteem, he was suddenly plunged down into the depths of media excoriation.
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