Origin of pillory
OTHER WORDS FROM pilloryun·pil·lo·ried, adjective
How to use pillory in a sentence
Being praised for false emulation is nearly as bad as being pilloried for false errors.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He attacked the status quo and he pilloried the powers that be.
A month ago it looked like the NFL might at last be pilloried for its culture of violence and big money.
Pierre Casiraghi, third in the line to the Monaco throne, got punched in a nightclub last year—and pilloried in the press.
The prime minister at the time, Tomiichi Murayama, was pilloried for what many complained was a slow response by his government.Will Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan Stay in Power?|Lennox Samuels, Takashi Yokota|March 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Whomsoever he pilloried was laid bare in all respects; physically and morally, no single trait of him was forgotten.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Two hundred years thy name has been pilloried in face of the world, and thy memory gibbeted before mankind.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
Some have I seen pilloried for cheating, some for seditious words, some for disorder.London|Walter Besant
Nobody was about and so against her will her eyes turned to the spot where she had been so pitilessly pilloried a month before.Green Valley|Katharine Reynolds
The seizure of the Danish fleet was a low-down act, for which those who were responsible should have been pilloried.Drake, Nelson and Napoleon|Walter Runciman