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skewered

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1 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • let's skewer our marshmallows on these sticks and start toasting

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2 to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
  • the satirical comic strip gleefully skewers many of society's sacred cows

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“Skewered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skewered. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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