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  • n. Plural form of excoriation.


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  • Feminist excoriations of Palin did not stop there.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • And of course, there's always CEO Larry Ellison's quotable excoriations of the competition, as well as a bevy of customer and partner testimonials with those semi-contrived awards ceremonies.

    OpenWorld 2010: Larry, Mark and Lots of Questions

  • Sanchez told NFL. com that he received hate mail imploring him to "Go back to Mexico," and the message board trolls posted even less-enlightened excoriations.

    Patrick Sauer: Could Mark Sanchez Become the Face Of Mexican NYC?

  • If you want to be pragmatic and intelligent, you use the talent available to you and not worry about the excoriations of anonymous bloggers who know not a whit about either getting elected or running the largest human enterprise in the history of humanity.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • The excoriations of the international community must have been irritating, but they were just words.


  • So FINAL CRISIS finally gave up the ghost last week, collapsing a universe of plot threads into a chaotic black hole of crushed data bits, and triggering a flood of back and forth online excoriations and defenses, condemnation and praises that all at least what I read missed the single salient, unassailable fact of FINAL CRISIS #7:

    Final Crisis

  • All I can say is, thank the Flying Spaghetti Monster that the exposition in this exposition-heavy issue comes as news to fans as well as newbies, because it's nice to hear such a helpful and enjoyable if disturbing issue receive plaudits rather than excoriations:

    Archive 2009-07-19

  • If current trends are correct, though, readers are unlikely to have anything soon except for tortured, liberal excoriations of the American military.

    Veterans’ books

  • If Americans of the 1940's had the hearts of Americans today, we would have heard "No war for sugar!" and excoriations of "Evil Del Monte," rather than "the day that will live in infamy."


  • Yet for all Europe's excoriations of Gitmo as a blight on America, no one jumped at this easy chance to reduce the prison population.

    Palau to the Rescue


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