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Adjective
Oppressed, persecuted or subjugated
“Down the avenues of history, persecuted peoples have looked for a Messianic Saviour.”
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Appearing worn or harassed as if one is being pursued
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Feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated
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Experiencing pain
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Past tense for to harass or annoy (someone) persistently
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“Last week we witnessed two fine examples of the extent to which anti-smoking zealots will go in order to hound and persecute smokers.”
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Past tense for to cause anguish or distress to
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“They have been persecuted for their beliefs.”
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Past tense for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Past tense for to put down or control by cruelty or force
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Past tense for to deter or cause to feel fear, especially by threats of violence
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Past tense for punish severely
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Past tense for to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
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