Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
express strong disapproval of
Much more rarely,
can mean to tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; as in: The unaccustomed digging excoriated his hands.
. . . enhancing vocabulary while reading