The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
An open-ended inquiry or investigation, often undertaken on the pretext of a minor or unrelated matter, whose real purpose is to uncover embarrassing or damaging information, as about a political opponent.
A game in which players follow sequential clues in search of a prize or prizes.
The definition of an inquisition is a series of questions or a severe interrogation, especially by an official source.
Find another word for witch-hunt. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for witch-hunt, like: persecution, fishing-expedition, class war, treasure-hunt, inquisition, witchhunt, pogrom, reign-of-terror, tirade, smear campaign and mccarthyism.