What is another word for persecute?
Pronunciation:[ p_ˈɜː_s_ɪ_k_j_ˌuː_t], [ pˈɜːsɪkjˌuːt], [ pˈɜːsɪkjˌuːt], [ ˈɛkɹa͡ɪn], [ ˈɛkɹaɪn], [ ˈɛ_k_ɹ_aɪ_n]
Table of ContentsOpposite words for persecute:
Definition for Persecute:
- To harass with unjust and cruel treatment, specially on account of religious opinions; to harass with importunity.
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Antonyms for Persecute:
console, aid, neglect, comfort, commend, reward, assist, delight, please, let go, help, ignore, protect, soothe, make happy.
cherish, assist, protect, gratify, help, praise, applaud, please, quiet, uphold, extol, reprieve, delight, satisfy, console, deliver, succor, release, abet, eulogize, soothe, oblige, consider, laud, comfort, content, care for, reassure, assure, gladden, favor, aid, shield, cheer, sustain, solace, conserve, Panegyrize, regard, tend, vindicate, relieve, benefit, respect.
- wrong, torment
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