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Verb
To attack or ridicule publicly
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“The public will pillory anyone seen trying to extract political advantage from misery.”
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To subject to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse
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“His mean friends would pillory him for his choice of clothes.”
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To set in, or punish with, the pillory
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To make (usually formal and extended) speech on a subject
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A wooden framework with holes for the head and hands, in which offenders were formerly imprisoned and exposed to public abuse
“The pillory was a set of stocks that imprisoned head and arms and was used to humiliate petty offenders, who would be insulted and perhaps pelted with mud by passers-by.”
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