His political jingles were the delight or vexation of partisans as they happened to ridicule or scarify this side or that.
He bobbed at once, but she hastened to the door to scarify him.
Their mode of obtaining charity was to go barefoot and scarify their heels so that the blood might show.
Perhaps the stinging words of last night had at last sunk deep enough to scarify his self-esteem.
Sometimes it is also necessary to scarify the pharynx and soft palate with a small bistoury.
When fatigued by travel they scarify their legs with a sharpened reed or snakes' teeth.
Sometimes it may be necessary to scarify the gums, or to apply leeches to them.
Nevertheless, he knows how to scarify a petitioner till he has hardly a whole stitch left on his body.
And were not these instances enough to scarify any man's imagination, and shiver his every nerve?
The blacks of Kanou—not the Fullans—do not scarify their faces like their neighbours.
scarify scar·i·fy (skār'ə-fī')
v. scar·i·fied, scar·i·fy·ing, scar·i·fies
To make shallow cuts in the skin, as when vaccinating.