One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Nevertheless, all major networks signed on to the war effort with embarrassingly little resistance, the First Amendment taking second place to their fear of public excoriation by the President.’
- ‘Every time he rose to, or even approached, the heights of success and public esteem, he was suddenly plunged down into the depths of media excoriation.’
- ‘Depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the psychiatric diagnoses most commonly associated with patients who have neurotic excoriations.’
- ‘Quite often, there is absolutely nothing to see on these patients skin, apart from self induced excoriations.’
- ‘Orwell could hit hard and strike deep - recall only his excoriation of the Stalinists who went to ‘help’ in the Spanish Civil War.’
- ‘So the reports flow in on Media Watch's snide little excoriation, laboriously trying to exploit the name and fame of my late father.’
- ‘Activists had to encounter an initially dismissive public, hostile populist politicians, excoriation by religious fundamentalists and the slow wheels of government.’
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