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used in Carrie

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someone blamed or punished for the errors of others
  • And she's always been a group scapegoat.
  • The press hasn't understood it, the scientists at Duke University haven't understood it, David Congress hasn't understood it-although his The Shadow Exploded is probably the only half-decent book written on the subject-and certainly the White Commission which used me as a handy scapegoat, did not understand it.
  • Are you looking for the truth or just a scapegoat?

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