excoriate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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excoriateverb [T]

uk   /ekˈskɔː.ri.eɪt/  us   /-ˈskɔːr.i-/ formal
to write or say that a ​play, ​book, ​politicalaction, etc. is very ​bad: His ​latestnovelreceived excoriating ​reviews. The ​president excoriated the ​Westernpress for ​theirbiasedviews.
(Definition of excoriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “excoriate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉指责,痛斥(戏剧、书、政治行为等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲指責,痛斥(戲劇、書、政治行為等)…
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