- v. Simple past tense and past participle of excoriate.
“Speaking to reporters after McGinn’s press briefing, council president Richard Conlin excoriated the mayor for “grandstanding” on the tunnel and said he believed the council would vote again to uphold their agreement.”
“Perhaps I’m missing some, but I think the one area where Matt has not been sufficiently excoriated is the relative danger marijuana.”
“They won't tell us who it is lest that person be "excoriated" so much they might ... jump from a top floor NYT building window!”
“The company was excoriated for its decision in the tendentious documentary "Who Killed the Electric Car?”
“Thus for example ID is excoriated for not being scientific in the newer sense, particularly since it cannot specify and test the designer's mechanism for action.”
“In _Finding Darwin's God_ he writes: "Before [Darwinian] evolution is excoriated for failing to explain the evolution of the flagellum, I'd request that the scientific community at least be allowed to figure out how its various parts work.”
“Black celebrities get excoriated for the same things that white celebrities get forgiven for.”
“There was some tea-bagger there who monopolized his time, rudely talked over him, and as his piece de resistance, excoriated Bennet for not having the underpants bomber declared an enemy combatant.”
“He publicly excoriated the film director Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern, House of Flying Daggers) and the artist Cai Guo Qiang (the man whose firework dragon failed to ignite on the Thames at the millennium) for creating the opening ceremony, which he termed "a visual crap-pile of phony affection and hypocritical unctuousness . . . an encyclopedia of spiritual subjugation".”
“Frank then excoriated a woman who asked a question while holding up a picture of President Obama defaced to look like Hitler:”
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