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Verb-- To pursue with harassing or oppressive treatment, because of religion, race, or beliefs, harass persistently.

Synonyms: Afflict, torture, torment, worry, badger, vex, bother, pester.

Origin:From the word Persecutor.

Sample Usage

1)My friends always persecute me because I live in a country which considers our religion as minority.

2)Joseph persecutes Mary daily and demands money from her.

3)My children always test my patience levels and I really get exasperated and persecuted by their behavior.

4)"Please do not persecute your wife", advised the Father of the Church.

5)My constant persecution made him yield to my words unwillingly.

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