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persecution
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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very bad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
  • But the Puritans liked religious freedom so much they kept it all to themselves—often persecuting people who didn't believe what they did.

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