Definition of Persecutor

1. Noun. Someone who torments.

Exact synonyms: Tormenter, Tormentor
Specialized synonyms: Harasser, Blighter, Cuss, Gadfly, Pest, Pesterer, Tantaliser, Tantalizer, Witch-hunter
Generic synonyms: Oppressor
Derivative terms: Persecute, Torment, Torment, Torment, Torment, Torment



Definition of Persecutor

1. n. One who persecutes, or harasses.

Definition of Persecutor

1. Noun. A person or thing that persecutes or harasses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Persecutor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persecutor

perscrutation
perscrutations
perse
persecuted
persecutee
persecutees
persecutes
persecutest
persecuteth
persecuting
persecution complex
persecutions
persecutive
persecutor (current term)
persecutors
persecutory
persecutory type of paranoid disorder
persecutour
persecutrices
persecutrix
perseid
perseity
perself
perservere
perses
perseus
persever
perseverance

Literary usage of Persecutor

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1. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms by Charles Buck (1831)
"Severas, emperor of Rome, was a violent and cruel persecutor of the followers of Christ ... Cains, the Roman emperor, was1« great persecutor of the Jews and ..."

2. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1829)
"... violent and cruel persecutor of the followers of Christ. He also, and all his family, perished miserably, about the year two hundred after our Saviour. ..."

3. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"Whereupon one of them told me he was the major-general of Northamptonshire. ' What ! ' said I, ' our old persecutor, that has per- ..."

4. Alexander III of Russia by Charles Lowe (1895)
"CHAPTER VIII THE TSAR persecutor A new King- over Egypt—M. ... persecutor—Polish Catholics—Baltic Province Lutherans— Barclay de Tolly—The ..."

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