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victimize

verb beguile, betray, cheat, con, damage, deceive, defraud, delude, do out of, dupe, exploit, fast-talk, finagle, fleece, flimflam, fool, hoodwink, injure, mislead, obtain under false pretenses, prey on, snooker, subject to a swindle, subject to fraud, swindle, take advantage of, to subject to fraud, trick, use
See also: bait, betray, bilk, deceive, defeat, dupe, endanger, ensnare, exploit, extort, harass, illude, inveigle, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat, palter, persecute, prey, slay
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While 11% felt victimised because of their nationality compared to 5% of Protestants.
Like the NFL, which turned a blind eye while its players assaulted and victimised women and children, Google has turned a blind eye while its sites repeatedly exploit and victimise these women.
According to reports, the list of investors victimised by the scam were mainly salaried individuals, members of the public as well as public officials.
The CPS representative, John Mehrzad, said Mr Boyd had not produced a "shred of evidence" to prove he was victimised since the tribunal opened this week and has accused Mr Boyd of a "vexatious crusade".
Islam and Quran forbids this as it states: "You cannot be victimised for somebody else's mistakes".
But now Michael has lodged a complaint with his local police force, claiming he and his family are being victimised.
Pedestrians feel victimised by cyclists because cycles go faster.
He claimed he was expected to work 12-hour shifts without a break and was victimised when he made a complaint.
Dear Editor, -Chris Kelly (Post, Oct 7) complains that motorists are being victimised by urban speed limits.
Claiming to be victimised for leaving the Jamaat-i-Islami to join the PPP, he announced that he would continue protesting until the sought-after funds were released.
The actor also said it was the mogul's nature for staff to be "stomped on" and being victimised by him was "a rite of passage".
And according to Fowler, the scrutiny of the incident, the second high-profile episode involving Suarez after he was banned for eight matches for racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra in 2011, the forward may feel victimised.