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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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But, of course, all crimes victimize more than the victim, and spread alarm in society.
The studies found that many victims were prone to engage in illegal activities, associate with delinquent peers, victimize other delinquents, and avoid legal recourse in resolving conflicts.
WOODLAND HILLS - On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, hundreds of people gathered Sunday at Pierce College to demonstrate that intolerance and hate victimize the entire community.
On the other hand, the Davao del Sur provincial police office reminded the public to take extra precautions while hunting Pokemons because robbers could take the opportunity to victimize them.
Morris smelled a rat and sheriff's deputies were alerted about what sounded like a common scam used to victimize the elderly.