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used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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very bad 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.

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