excoriated.I cant say I had heard this one before have you?click here.I know the meaning now.. But such a good sounding word should get more exposure. lol.
I've heard John Humphreys use it on radio 4 before now... but I admit I didn't know other than guesing from the used context what it meant.
I think it's definatley a 'woody word' as far as having a good sound goes:)
You need to do more crosswords!
As a reader of the Telegraph (on-line) I seem to be learning new words on a regular basis.
If I said I had a) 'Chaffed' my knee or b) 'Harshly criticised' the FE for deleting my link to a banana fetish group, you would probably all understand (and some sympathise with) my point.If I had used 'excoriate' on the other hand...?
echo, echo, echo...
My favorite remains didifernet :o)
That's what my 4 year old nephew calls the world-wide web.
Since I started working in close proximity with four woman in my office I have learnt a few new words. None of which I can repeat here. It's finger in the ears time when these women get started ;))
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