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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERSECUTED

The blessed Savior was persecuted in his very infancy and had to be hid by his parents.

You must always be a true knight for the persecuted and unprotected.

If they have hated me they will hate you also; if they have persecuted me they will persecute you.'

Is it true that you are persecuted by this knave's addresses?'

The guard treated him unfairly, lied about him to the warden, lost his credits, persecuted him.

He persecuted Vigilius: he deposed his own patriarch Eutychius.

But how was I to know that Strickland Morley was a persecuted saint?

And for twelve long months he persecuted me with his attentions.

The inhabitants were generally Protestants, and Philip persecuted them cruelly.

Badges of honor; since to be persecuted is nobler than to persecute.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PERSECUTED

downtrodden

adjectiveafflicted, abused
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.