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persecution
used in Candide

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very bad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
  • He had just been deprived of a small employment, on which he subsisted; and he was persecuted by the preachers of Surinam, who took him for a Socinian.
    Chapter 19 (96% in)

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