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  1. [noun] a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
    Synonyms: tegument, cutis

  2. [noun] the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
    Synonyms: rind, peel

  3. [noun] an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"

  4. [noun] body covering of a living animal
    Synonyms: hide, pelt

  5. [noun] a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"

  6. [noun] the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    Synonyms: peel

  7. [noun] a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal

  8. [verb] climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    Synonyms: clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputter

  9. [verb] bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
    Synonyms: scrape

  10. [verb] remove the bark of a tree
    Synonyms: bark

  11. [verb] strip the skin off; "pare apples"
    Synonyms: peel, pare

  12. [verb] strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"
    Synonyms: stub, scrape, abrade


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