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pillory

a wooden framework into which offenders were formerly locked by the neck and wrists and exposed to public abuse and ridicule
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Cassidy also sticks it to Alan Greenspan for not deflating the market earlier, and pillories journalists for their relentless Internet jabber.
Juan Luis Vives's Somnium Vivis, a brief preface to his commentary on Macrobius's Somnium Scipionis, is an early example of this satirical dream narrative, and in the later part of the century the most influential proponent of the form would be Justus Lipsius, whose Somnium pillories academic pedantry in the editing (or mangling) of classical texts.
Llareggub Revisited (1962) pillories Dylan Thomas for infantile and fustian emotionalism.