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Word: pillory

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


More Vocab Words

::: spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
::: paucity - scarcity; dearth
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
::: inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: caricature - distortion; burlesque
::: extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
::: labyrinth - maze
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work