One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘one shoulder had been flayed to reveal the muscles’
skin, strip the skin off
2‘he flayed the government for not moving fast enough on economic reform’
criticize, attack, berate, censure, condemn, denounce, denigrate, revile, castigate, pillory, belabour, lambaste, savage, pull to pieces, tear to pieces, find fault with, run down, abuse
informal knock, slam, pan, bash, take apart, crucify, hammer, lay into, roast, skewer, bad-mouth
British informal slate, rubbish, slag off, monster
North American informal pummel, cut up
NZ Australian informal bag
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