how to pronounce scarify


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scarify is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of scarify


  1. To harrow the feelings.
  2. To make scratches or cuts on.
  3. To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
  4. To break up, loosen, or roughen the surface of a field or road or a hard surface.
  5. Denude, or lay waste to.
  6. To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.
  7. To scar.

scarify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scarify occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scarify can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scarify can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with scarify


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