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persecution
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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Definition
very bad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
  • Persecuted and tortured as I am and have been, can death be any evil to me?
    Chapter 21 (50% in)
  • Every moment I feared to meet my persecutor.
    Chapter 19 (96% in)
  • Sometimes he commanded his countenance and tones and related the most horrible incidents with a tranquil voice, suppressing every mark of agitation; then, like a volcano bursting forth, his face would suddenly change to an expression of the wildest rage as he shrieked out imprecations on his persecutor.
    Chapter 24 (37% in)
  • The strength I relied on is gone; I feel that I shall soon die, and he, my enemy and persecutor, may still be in being.
    Chapter 24 (69% in)

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