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flay

 
pronunciation:
fleI
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flays, flaying, flayed
definition 1: to strip off the skin of, as by whipping or the like.
definition 2: to criticize severely; excoriate.
similar words:
chastise, scorch
definition 3: to take all the goods of; plunder.
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