Associations to the word «Persecute»

Wiktionary

PERSECUTE, verb. To pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict; to beset with cruelty or malignity; to harass; especially, to afflict, harass, punish, or put to death for one's race, sexual identity, adherence to a particular religious creed, or mode of worship.
PERSECUTE, verb. To harass with importunity; to pursue with persistent solicitations; to annoy.

Dictionary definition

PERSECUTE, verb. Cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union".

Wise words

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