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1. exfoliate, unfold, spread, spread out, open

usage: spread by opening the leaves of

2. exfoliate, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop

usage: cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters

3. exfoliate, peel off

usage: remove the surface, in scales or laminae

4. exfoliate, chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off

usage: come off in a very thin piece

5. exfoliate, grow

usage: grow by producing or unfolding leaves; "plants exfoliate"

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