Definition of Pillorying

1. Verb. (present participle of pillory) ¹



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Definition of Pillorying

1. pillory [v] - See also: pillory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillorying

pilling
pillings
pillion
pillioned
pillions
pilliwinks
pillock
pillocks
pilloried
pillories
pillorize
pillorized
pillorizes
pillorizing
pillory
pillorying (current term)
pillow
pillow-biters
pillow-top
pillow block
pillow case
pillow cases
pillow fight
pillow fights
pillow lace
pillow lava
pillow lavas
pillow sham
pillow slip

Literary usage of Pillorying

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1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"... as it flies and catching the manners living as they rise, and pillorying the madness of the moment. Were George Cruikshank called upon, for instance, ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1913)
"... for the undeveloped state of party government, for Defoe's pecuniary embarrassments and his social ostracism after the pillorying, finds it possible to ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"The world had forgotten him since his pillorying. He now had the effrontery to write to the Speaker, begging to be heard at the bar and promising much ..."

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