Definition: to cause an individual to endure, mockery, hate, humiliation, or abuse
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): denounce, penalize
1. The bully tried to pillory the boy by pulling down his pants.
2. When Jon attempted to pillory his ex-girlfriend by posting indecent pictures of her online, he got in a lot of legal trouble.
3. The brutal king is known to pillory rebels by binding them naked to a post in the town center.