A few short years ago, the conservative media worked overtime to marginalize the anti-war movement by skewering Cindy Sheehan.
T.C. Boyle is at his most provocative and entertaining when he is skewering characters afflicted with certainty.
Three days after that, the author of the original Rollins piece published a defense of his skewering of the sax icon.
It was a delicious, pointed response, skewering on the vapidity of asking such things, even if she didn't intend it to be.
How did a man known for skewering the powerful end up this way?
Susanne works intently at the heavy coils of her hair, and the gold pins she is skewering through it.
In the figure's hands was a heavy spear and the arm holding it swept aloft preparatory to skewering Tharn on its point.
So are the other spadassinicides who dreamt of skewering a poor sheep of a provincial lawyer.
There was no fingering of hilts or talk of skewering on either side.
Mix thoroughly and fill the fish, sewing or skewering the opening together.
1670s, variant of dialectal skiver (1660s), perhaps from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse skifa "a cut, slice" (of bread, etc.), Swedish skifer "a slate," which are related to shiver (n.1) "small piece."
1701, from the noun. Related: Skewered; skewering.