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Another word for persecute

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Verb
  1. To do a wrong to; treat unjustly

      1. To distress; afflict.
      2. To cause grief or injury to; offend
      3. To injure in one's legal rights
      1. To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority; rule harshly; tyrannize over
      2. To keep down by severe and unjust use of force or authority:
      3. To cause to feel worried or depressed:
      1. To offend grossly against (standards of decency or morality); commit an outrage on.
      2. To cause great anger, indignation, etc. in
      3. To offend, insult, or wrong grievously
      1. To treat (someone) unjustly or injuriously.
      2. In a wrong course or direction:
      3. In a wrong manner; mistakenly or erroneously:
    See also:

    right

Another word for persecute

Verb
  1. To oppress, especially for religious reasons

    See also:

    abuse

  2. To torment persistently

      1. (Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
      2. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
      3. To be annoying
      1. To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
      2. To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
      3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
      1. To arouse sexual desire in (someone) deliberately with no intention of having sex.
      2. To urge persistently; coax:
      3. To say in a playful or mocking way:
    See also:

    bother

    wrong