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witch-hunt
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
searching out and harassing dissenters
  • "I'll hold with no witch hunt."
    p. 183.3
  • I didn't know what to do, and when I saw the ship — " All at once she was sobbing and babbling like a three-year-old, about the witch hunt, and the chase through the cornfield, and the man who had come so close.
    p. 191.5

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