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persecutions, plural;
  1. Hostility and ill-treatment, esp. because of race or political or religious beliefs
    • - her family fled religious persecution
  2. Persistent annoyance or harassment
    • - his persecution at the hands of other students

  1. the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
  2. (persecute) cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
  3. (persecutor) tormentor: someone who torments
  4. Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group. The most common forms are religious persecution, ethnic persecution, and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms.
  5. Persécution is a 2009 romantic-drama film directed by Patrice Chéreau.
  6. Persecution (a.k.a. The Graveyard or The Terror of Sheba) is a 1974 British thriller film directed by Don Chaffey. The dialogue was written by Frederick Warner, based on story & screenplay by Robert Hutton and Rosemary Wootten. The music score is by Paul Ferris.
  7. (The persecutor) The Persecutor, also known as Forgive Me Natasha and less commonly as Sergei, is the autobiography of Sergei Kourdakov, a former KGB agent who persecuted Christians in the Soviet Union in the 1970s, but defected to Canada in 1971 and converted to Evangelical Christianity. ...
  8. The act of persecuting; A program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people, often based on race, religion, sexuality, or social beliefs
  9. (persecute) To pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict; to beset with cruelty or malignity; to harass; especially, to afflict, harass, punish, or put to death for one's race, sexual identity, adherence to a particular religious creed, or mode of worship; To harass with importunity; to ...
  10. (persecutor) A person or thing that persecutes or harasses
  11. (persecute (v)) To oppress for reasons of religion, politics or race
  12. (persecute) (2h)[X], POs ><, FOs away, DH rubs pinkie side of hand against thumbside of NDH while moving away and then hands exchange dominance (NDH does the same to DH) several times with appropriate negative facial expression.
  13. (persecuted) oppressed; ill-treated and harassed
  14. (Persecutor) An alter whose internal role is to act as persecutor, reenacting past abuses, perpetuating old teachings and beliefs. RA survivors usually have persecutors resulting from programming.
  15. (Persecutor) as defined in the concept of the drama triangle refers to attempting to punish someone who has betrayed our expectations, or attempting to control their behavior to fit our positions. Also, those taking a victim or rescuer role in triangles tend to define others as persecutors. ...
  16. Being continually cruel to a person because of their race, religion, sexual orientation or beliefs.
  17. Persistent ill treatment or harassment.
  18. Treating a person, or a group of people unfairly or cruelly due to ethnic background, gender, or other difference.
  19. Oppression of the Masses: Percy Kyution ^A
  20. Affliction, abuse, harassment or attacks on our person or character. Persecution for obedience to God allows us to suffer for righteousness' sake. Such abuse may include personal, political, religious and psychological persecution.
  21. The New Testament shows that true followers of Jesus Christ were inevitably persecuted. Jesus said to his apostles, "If ye were of the world, the world would love his own,…but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you" (John 15:19). ...
  22. generally refers to any severe violation of human rights. In the refugee context, 'persecution' refers to any act by which fundamental rights are severely violated for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group.
  23. Harassment or injury that is deliberately inflicted on persons because of social status, racial origin, or religious faith and beliefs. <<Jehovah's Witnesses have been the most severely persecuted people in history.>> (See [jv], chapter 29.)
  24. Has always followed the Latter-day Saints, who have historically been driven and persecuted.  Mobs repeatedly invaded their towns and villages in New York, Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois.  Prophet Joseph Smith was martyred in Illinois. ...
  25. From the Latin prefix per-, meaning throughly or closely, and the Latin verb sequor, sequi, secutus sum, meaning to follow. So to persecute means to persue closely and relentlessly.