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Word: pillory

Definition: punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.


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::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous