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  • nounaffliction
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Synonyms for persecution

noun affliction
  • expulsion
  • ill-treatment
  • imprisonment
  • killing
  • maltreatment
  • massacre
  • mistreatment
  • murder
  • oppression
  • torture
  • annoyance
  • banishment
  • exile
  • infliction
  • teasing
  • torment
  • bashing
  • galling
  • pestering
  • provoking

Antonyms for persecution

  • happiness
  • joy
  • help
  • stimulation
  • succor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to persecution

bashing

noun. abuse against a group or individual based on identity or ideological beliefs

cruelty

noun. brutality, harshness

harassment

noun. badgering

hardship

noun. personal burden

hardships

noun. personal burden

hurt

noun. injury; damage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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