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pillory

verb

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to subject (someone) to harsh public criticism
  • The press pilloried the judge for her decision.

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The first known use of pillory was in the 13th century

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“Pillory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pillory. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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