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persecute

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  • verbwrong, torment
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Synonyms for persecute

verb wrong, torment
  • expel
  • harass
  • hound
  • injure
  • maltreat
  • molest
  • oppress
  • outrage
  • pick on
  • pursue
  • torture
  • victimize
  • afflict
  • aggrieve
  • annoy
  • badger
  • bait
  • beat
  • bother
  • crucify
  • distress
  • dog
  • dragoon
  • exile
  • hector
  • hunt
  • ill-treat
  • martyr
  • pester
  • plague
  • tease
  • tyrannize
  • vex
  • worry
  • be on one's case
  • drive up the wall

Antonyms for persecute

  • aid
  • assist
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • protect
  • comfort
  • ignore
  • let go
  • neglect
  • soothe
  • commend
  • console
  • reward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to persecute

abuse

verb. attack with words

abused

verb. attack with words

abusing

verb. attack with words

bait

verb. needle

beleaguer

verb. harass, besiege

beleaguered

verb. harass, besiege
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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