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(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
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  1. (Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
The act of offering the life of a person or animal, or some object, in propitiation of or homage to a deity
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  1. The act of offering the life of a person or animal, or some object, in propitiation of or homage to a deity
  2. The act of giving up something highly valued for the sake of something else considered to have a greater value or claim:
  3. (Baseball) A sacrifice bunt or sacrifice fly
A person who has been deceived.
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  1. A person who has been deceived.
  2. (Restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
  3. A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
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  1. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
  2. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard especially in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
  3. Any of a genus (Capra) of wild or domesticated bovid ruminants with hollow horns
A scapegoat.
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  1. A scapegoat.
  2. A boy formerly raised with a prince or other young nobleman and whipped for the latter's misdeeds.
  3. (Historical) A boy brought up together with a young prince and required to take the punishment for the latter's misdeeds
A gullible victim; a dupe.
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  1. A gullible victim; a dupe.
  2. One who is gullible and easily duped
  3. (Slang) A person made to or left to face the consequences, as of a scheme that has miscarried
(Slang) A person easily imposed upon or victimized
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  1. (Slang) A person easily imposed upon or victimized
  2. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
  3. A diminutive of the male given name Patrick.
Find another word for scapegoat. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scapegoat, like: substitute, sacrifice, dupe, victim, goat, whipping boy, fall guy, patsy and praise.