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witch hunt

noun as in search for suspects

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Now, they can chalk the whole thing up to a partisan witch hunt and discredit it.

Some of the threats are likely from Netanyahu’s supporters who believe he is the victim of a political-legal witch hunt.

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Agnew complained in public that it was a witch hunt, part of a liberal-media plot to destroy a leader who had dared to take on the political establishment.

This is a big, big beginning to the end of what has been a witch hunt.

In her mind, the entire ordeal was a witch-hunt led by the local authorities.

Likewise, pressure must be placed on Egypt to abandon its witch hunt of the Muslim Brotherhood.

DeLay dismissed the charges against Perry as a political witch hunt.

Some have dismissed the charges as nothing more than a partisan witch-hunt.

Legal proceedings are about process; so is The Witch-Hunt Narrative.

Nor were the police and the press the only perpetrators of this modern witch hunt.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to witch hunt, such as: fishing expedition, inquisition, persecution, and treasure hunt.

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