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  • n. Plural form of scarification.

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Examples

  • It's a group of people who experience their spirituality through modifying their bodies -- piercings, tattoos, scarifications and beyond.

    Get me to the Church of Body Modification on time

  • I also branched out into other more "extreme" forms of modification, such as a 4 1/2-hour flesh removal on my right calf, numerous ritual cuttings and scarifications, countless flesh pulls and numerous suspensions.

    Get me to the Church of Body Modification on time

  • But if the scarifications become ulcerated and break into one another, we must be regulated by circumstances, and otherwise apply whatever else appears to be proper.

    On Ulcers

  • In all such cases the parts are to be bathed with vinegar, after which they are not to be wetted; neither must the person lie upon the scarifications, but they are to be anointed with some of the medicines for bloody wounds.

    On Ulcers

  • But blood is to be abstracted, especially the from the veins, which are the seat of the influx, if they be conspicuous; but if not, deeper and more numerous scarifications are to be made in the swellings; and whatever part you scarify, this is to be done with the sharpest and most slender instruments of iron.

    On Ulcers

  • If upon loosing the bandages you find the scarifications inflamed, apply a cataplasm of the fruit of the chaste-tree and linseed.

    On Ulcers

  • The hollowness of the back, and symmetrical balance of the upper part of the torso, ornamented as it was, like a piece of fine carving, with raised scarifications most tastefully placed; such were some of the characteristics of this perfect “piece of work.”

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • That these scarifications are intended solely to increase personal allurement I will not, however, positively affirm.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • Several contained drawings, mostly nature studies; but there were a few at variance with the rest, all renderings of a grotesque male face, extremely narrow and long, with a flattened nose similar to a baboon's and striations on the cheeks like ritual scarifications.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Only the clan scarifications on both heels remained visible, to mark him and his footprints as of the Kwanyi.

    Conan and The Gods of The Mountain

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