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scapegoat
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
someone blamed or punished for the errors of others
  • Then they just made him the scapegoat, didn't they?
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (18% in)
  • If he held the train, they would make him the scapegoat to appease the anger of Mr. Chalmers; if he sent the train through and it did not reach the western portal of the tunnel, they would put the blame on his incompetence; they would claim that he had acted against their orders, in either case.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (72% in)

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