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ˈpɪl ə ripil·lo·ry

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  1. pillorynoun

    a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn

  2. pillory, gibbetverb

    expose to ridicule or public scorn

    Synonyms:
    savage, crucify, gibbet, blast

  3. pilloryverb

    punish by putting in a pillory

    Synonyms:
    savage, crucify, gibbet, blast

  4. savage, blast, pillory, crucifyverb

    criticize harshly or violently

    "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

    Synonyms:
    crucify, dun, savage, bedevil, subdue, gibbet, shoot, blare, nail, mortify, rag, boom, knock down, frustrate, shell, torment, blast, smash

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