adverb see scarify II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scarifyingly — adverb In a scarifying way …   Wiktionary

  • scarify — I. transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: Middle English scarifien, from Middle French scarefier, from Late Latin scarificare, alteration of Latin scarifare, from Greek skariphasthai to scratch an outline, sketch more at scribe Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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