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scorify

[ skawr-uh-fahy, skohr- ]
/ 藞sk蓴r 蓹藢fa瑟, 藞sko蕣r- /
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verb (used with object), sco路ri路fied, sco路ri路fy路ing.
to subject to scorification.
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Origin of scorify

First recorded in 1745鈥55; scori(a) + -fy

OTHER WORDS FROM scorify

sco路ri路fi路er, nounun路sco路ri路fied, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scorify

scarify, scorify
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How to use scorify in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for scorify

scorify
/ (藞sk蓴藧r瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to remove (impurities) from metals by forming scoria

Derived forms of scorify

scorification, nounscorifier, noun
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