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Correct spelling:
Pillorying
Definition:
of Pillory

Synonyms:

verb
punishing
agonizing, avenging, chastening, confining, distressing, executing, judging, punishing, trying, Afflicting, Burdening, Castigating, Chastising, Disciplining, Fining, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Keelhauling, Persecuting, Sentencing, Correcting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
shaming
debunking, humiliating, mocking, Discomfiting, Disgracing, Exposing, Ostracizing, Ridiculing, putting down, showing up.
slandering
blackening, denigrating, Besmearing, Besmirching, Calumniating, Defaming, Denouncing, Detracting, Discrediting, Dishonoring, Libeling, Maligning, Scandalizing, Shaming, Slandering, Smearing, Tarnishing, Traducing, Vilifying, Stigmatizing, Sullying, badmouthing.
Examples of usage:
  1. Hitherto, he had despised the daily press and the journalists that supplied it with matter, chiefly, it must be confessed, because of the slatings he had received through these organs of information; and he had revenged himself for the attacks by pillorying the journalistic profession in his novels. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  2. The condemnation of divorce and the pillorying of divorced persons are not really the outcome of any concern for true morality, though most people deceive themselves that they are. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  3. There was no jealousy in his heart, but there was bitterness, discontent, a savage self- pillorying. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  4. They were pillorying him with the light and matchless cruelty of wits. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath

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