Example sentences for: pilloried

How can you use “pilloried” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the past decade, Rosen has been much pilloried by journalists for his diagnosis and prescription, most notably by editorial-page editor Howell Raines of the New York Times and Len Downie, executive editor of the Washington Post . But daily newspapers in Wichita, Detroit, San Jose, Columbus, Norfolk, Charlotte, and elsewhere have lit their candles from Rosen's flame and subscribed to his four-step cure, which holds that journalists should:

  • The Taurus is even sub-Saab---the Saab 900, pilloried in Chatterbox for 3/13, has improved somewhat.

  • Edgar Jr. is pilloried for dragging a liquor company into the film industry, but Edgar Sr. did it first.

  • Probably so, but Freeh had as much motive as anyone to do the leaking: publicizing the dispute served to demonstrate his political independence from Clinton, something Reno has been pilloried repeatedly for not demonstrating (see, for instance, today's Maureen Dowd column).

  • For example, critics pilloried ultimate fighting because competitors fought with bare knuckles: To a nation accustomed to boxing gloves, this seemed revolting, an invitation to brain damage.


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