As verbs the difference between scarify and scorify
is that scarify
is (obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar while scorify
is to reduce an ore to scoria.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
(horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
(horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.
To reduce an ore to scoria.