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pillory

verb [T] uk   /ˈpɪl.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ.i/
to severely criticize someone, especially in a public way: Although regularly pilloried by the press as an obnoxious loudmouth, he is, nonetheless, an effective politician.
Translations of “pillory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲抨擊, (尤指)公開批評…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉抨击, (尤指)公开批评…
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