Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Following; persecuting.

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Examples

  • No wonder New Labour and her fellow ignoramuses dragged us into a futile, illegal war when we have such abounding ignorance about the nature of Islam and its innate oppressiveness and persecutive tendencies.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Unofficially, the message was apologetic and sometimes persecutive.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Drums,’ when he was silenced by Gifted Gilfillan, the commander of the party, who refused to permit his followers to move to this profane, and even, as he said, persecutive tune, and commanded the drummer to beat the 119th Psalm.

    Waverley

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