Word of the Day: pillory

Pronunciation: [PIL-uh-ree]

Definition: to expose to public derision, ridicule, or abuse

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: Bill Clinton was pilloried when his scandal with Monica Lewinsky became public news.

Synonyms: defame, slander, put-down, scold, bad-mouth, insult, vilify

Antonyms: praise, approval, commendation, complement, exalt

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