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Word of the Day — September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012 - Scott Viau
Pilloried — PILL-or-EED — attacked or ridiculed publicly

Example: "In a recent article in The Week magazine, looking back on the Olympics in London, commented that 'the city's triumph was not universal. According to the London Times, those who dared to criticize the excruciating opening ceremony as so much leftist twaddle were pilloried.'"

 
 

 

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