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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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Congress to respect the rights of these victims and make sure they are not victimized twice by this bill," Mrs.
The lawyers have demanded of the government that miscreants should be brought to justice by fair trial and the victimized people should be properly compensated so that they may be able to survive with sense of security in their dwellings.
The study found that 56% had experienced fraud in the past 12 months and 61% of them said they had been victimized more than once.
Victimization can appear to be a purely environmental phenomenon, in which people are randomly victimized for reasons that have nothing to do with their genes," said lead author Kevin M.
Of those victimized, 15% say it happened once and 14% two or more times, meaning roughly half of victimized households were targeted on multiple occasions during the previous 12 months.
We have to work with kids who become victimized by helping them develop tools that reduce the emotional reaction they exhibit.
McFadden additionally suggested the teaching of assertiveness skills to those who are victimized.
Not all tales of the dog are noble; some, particularly those victimized by the demand to create and aggressive breed, are notorious for turning on and sometimes even killing humans.
Women probably were victims of in-justice and indifference (although it is likely that they were victimized by their families and communities as much as they were victimized by the Good Shepherds).
Another relative informed Scott that her cousin had stolen others' identities and that she, too, may have been victimized.
If you believe a client has been victimized by a living trust mill or annuity scam, ask them to file a complaint with their local district attorney's office, the California Department of Insurance or the attorney general's website, www.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) presents Crime and the Nation's Households, 2003, which features national estimates for the percentage of households with one or more persons victimized by crime as measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey.