Definitions of scarify

v puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals

“The men in some African tribes scarify their faces”
Type of:
pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into

v break up

scarify soil”
Type of:
make less dense

v scratch the surface of

scarify seeds”
Type of:
mark, nock, score
make small marks into the surface of

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