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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of persecute.

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Examples

  • More spittle flying over the evil radio talker who persecutes poor tensk - it's getting very old.

    You know it's bad (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • For an information pariah who transparently persecutes his own people and threatens others, the presumption must be that his rhetoric, no matter how extreme, reflects his policy.

    Iran's Ahmadinejad, Information Pariah

  • On the other hand, as mentioned, The Taliban persecutes Shia so it would be Shia helping Sunni to kill Shia.

    Global Voices in English » Afganistan: Is Iran Supporting the Taliban?

  • While Salazar is leading the naturalization ceremony of a small group of citizens at the foot of the statue, the Obama Administration is feeding the multi-billion dollar industry that persecutes and jails, surveills and deports more than a million immigrants since Salazar and the Obama Administration took the reigns of executive power.

    Roberto Lovato: The Greatest Threat to Liberty on Its 125th Anniversary: Corporate Tyranny

  • The ISI has for decades held an almost mythical status in the Pakistani imagination as the hidden power behind events big and small, a force that both protects and persecutes.

    Pakistani General Under Fire

  • Of course, Nero has been dead for ten years by the time of Enemies of Jupiter, but any other person in power who persecutes the Jews could be considered another * Beast*.

    Some Frequently Asked Questions addressed to Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence

  • Blood, ironically playing the part of a sheriff who persecutes the disaffected Vietnam vet played by Sylvester Stallone.

    ARTHUR REX CRANE

  • Museveni has used the state treasury to build a climate of fear through a security apparatus that persecutes dissidents and critics with imprisonment, torture, disappearances, and extrajudicial killings.

    Thor Halvorssen: Uganda: A Brutal Reality Obscured

  • With regard to "Egypt's Revolutionary Reprise" Review & Outlook, Nov. 23, does it really matter if Egypt, or any other Muslim nation for that matter, is ruled by the military or an Islamic party or a king or an ayatollah or a despot like Moammar Gadhafi, if the outcome is a society that scorns human rights and persecutes minority creeds?

    It's Freedom, Not the Regime, That Matters

  • Shia suffer under Sunni rule and vice versa; Berbers and Kurds have never enjoyed the rights claimed for Palestinians; Christians are under attack everywhere in the region except Israel; Iran persecutes its Bahai, Christian and Jewish minorities; Turkey refuses to recognize its own Kurdish minority; and even in Lebanon, democratic tolerance is in decline.

    The Real Palestinian Vision

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