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pillory any exposure to public scorn

pillory any exposure to public scorn - prophecy prediction...

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pillory  any exposure to public scorn, etc. poltroons  thorough cowards. poops  on sailing ships, a poop is a raised deck at the stern, sometimes forming the roof of a cabin. portended  an omen or warning of; foreshadowed; presaged. portent  something that portends an event about to occur, esp. an unfortunate event; omen. posterity  all of a person's descendants. pre-empted  seized before anyone else can, excluding others; appropriated beforehand. presage  a sign or warning of a future event; omen; portent. profaned  desecrated, debased, or defiled. profaned  treated with irreverence or contempt; desecrated.
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Unformatted text preview: prophecy prediction of the future under the influence of divine guidance; act or practice of a prophet. propitious that favors or furthers; advantageous. pume to foam or froth. quail to draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower. quailed drew back in fear; lost heart or courage; cowered. quandaries perplexing situations or positions; dilemmas. railed spoken bitterly or reproachfully; complained violently. rampart an embankment of earth, usually surmounted by a parapet, encircling a castle, fort, etc., for defense against attack....
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