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    pillory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pillory

    (noun) 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 Definition
    (verb) expose to ridicule or public scorn
    Synonyms : gibbet
    (verb) punish by putting in a pillory Definition
    (verb) criticize harshly or violently
    Synonyms : blast , crucify , savage
    Example Sentence
    • The press savaged the new President
    • The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pillory

Pillory: The word pillor stands out. Visualise a person being tied to a pillar as a punishment.

Pillar. Pillar mein bandh ke pelna(beating).

Pill+Orgy.if u r caught in a orgy having pills you will be punished and harshly rebuked.

heheh pills that u take to criticize those deadly virus..

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Pillory sounds like Allari..pillalu allari chesthe punishment untundi. :)

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