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Correct spelling:
To scratch or cut slightly the skin of an animal by means of a lancet so as to draw blood from the minuter vessel only.


blister, drub, excoriate, praise, roast, score, scourge, slam, slap, read the riot act to, rip into, rake over the coals, crawl all over, put someone on the griddle, put someone on the hot seat.
assail, assault, attack, barrage, batter, bombard, charge, combat, fight, flay, hammer, harry, invade, lash, lunge, pound, raid, riot, savage, scathe, scorch, slash, storm, strike, thrust, trounce, violate.
affright, agitate, alarm, appall, astound, awe, browbeat, bulldoze, chill, cow, daunt, demoralize, deter, discomfort, disconcert, discourage, dishearten, dismay, disquiet, faze, horrify, intimidate, panic, perturb, petrify, repel, scare, scare away, scare off, silly, spook, startle, stiff, terrify, terrorize, unhinge, unnerve, scare the daylights out of, chill to the bone, curdle the blood, disburb, make blood run cold, make one's blood run cold, make teeth chatter, scare to death, strike terror into, make one's hair stand on end.
attack, blister, castigate, drub, excoriate, flay, lambaste, lash, pan, scathe, scorch, score, scourge, slap, slash, vilify, shoot down, read the riot act to, rip into, damn, rake over the coals, crawl all over, put someone on the griddle, put someone on the hot seat, burn someone's ears, lash into, pin someone's ears back.
Examples of usage:
  1. Let your worship order it so that we pass it out of doors and in the open air, and I'll scarify myself." – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. There are few things you cannot scarify. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  3. Place the nuts, a foot apart, carefully in the bottom of the furrow, cover with a hoe, roll the ground if the weather is dry, and then scarify the surface with a weeder or a light harrow to prevent evaporation of the soil moisture. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  4. He bobbed at once, but she hastened to the door to scarify him. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  5. When left alone with Meiklejohn he intended to scarify the man's soul. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy