Definition of Persecuted

1. Verb. (past of persecute) ¹



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Definition of Persecuted

1. persecute [v] - See also: persecute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persecuted

pers
pers.
persalt
persalts
persant
persaunt
persay
perscopate
perscopated
perscopates
perscopating
perscrutation
perscrutations
perse
persecuted (current term)
persecutee
persecutees
persecutes
persecutest
persecuteth
persecuting
persecution complex
persecutions
persecutive
persecutor
persecutors
persecutory
persecutory type of paranoid disorder

Literary usage of Persecuted

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1. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1893)
"THE persecuted LEARNED. THOSE who have laboured most zealously to instruct mankind have been those who have suffered most from ignorance ; and the ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1804)
"His memory persecuted. The servile crowd of the palace, who had so long adored the fortune of Stilicho, affected to insult his fall ; and the most distant ..."

3. Publications (1848)
"In the persecuted state, magistrates hated the very name of Christ, or Christianity. In the state apostate, some few magistrates, in their persons holy and ..."

4. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"THE persecuted LEARNED. THOSE who have laboured most zealously to instruct mankind, have been those who have suffered most from ignorance; ..."

5. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898)
"In 1662 the act of uniformity was pa«a!, and dissenters were severely persecuted in \VaH In 1663 Mr. My les and several members of his church fled to New ..."

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