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Sample sentences for the GRE study word flay

flay can be used as a verb

1."Well, the devil flay them, the privileged classes," his brother's voice responded, with a cough. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.But Uncle Fokanitch" so he called the old peasant Platon, "do you suppose he'd flay the skin off a ma. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.And he shall flay the burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces. - from The King James Bible
4.The purse is here I'll flay this scoundwel alive, and it will be found.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.With that, he went upon his knees, and began to flay his victim who, on the first stocking coming off, would certainly have fallen over backward with his chair, but for there being no room to fall anyhow. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.I'll flay you all alive..." And as if afraid of wasting his store of anger, he left Alpatych and went rapidly forward. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.Who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron. - from The King James Bible
8.His eyes glare crimson, black his unctuous beard, His belly large, and claw'd the hands, with which He tears the spirits, flays them, and their limbs Piecemeal disparts. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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