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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.”
Verb
To subject to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse
“His mean friends would pillory him for his choice of clothes.”
Verb
To set in, or punish with, the pillory
Verb
To give a formal often extended talk on a subject
Noun
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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