(click/touch triangles for details)
Definitionbad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
- Why had he not been called—persecuted till he was up, as usual?Chapter 10 (82% in)
- Tom had become indifferent to persecution by this time.Chapter 12 (31% in)
There are no more uses of "persecution" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Typical Usage (best examples)