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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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As victims reclaim their self-worth and personal agency, they can begin seeking accountability and justice from their victimizers.
Related to it is the question of what can make a victim of such crime become a victimizer.
They simultaneously became both victims and victimizers.
In this issue of English Studies in Canada, for example, Kiley Kapuscinski holds up to scrutiny both the national myth casting Canadians as pacifists, as nonviolent victims rather than victimizers, and the very binary structures upon which such meta-narratives are based: pacifism and violence, victim and victimizer, Canadian its seeming antithesis (as articulated in Surfacing at least), American.
This novel is made up of several interlocking stories in which various groups are victims or victimizers, bullies or bullied.
We would like to show by the sit-in that the makers are victimizers and that victims exist.
3 percent rearrest rate for child victimizers during their first three years after release -- compared with 68 percent recidivism for other criminals.
It was only in the first year of the 10-year-long Cultural Revolution that we were the victimizers.
Its disastrous dalliance with invasive anti-piracy technology gives music fans yet another reason to view the major record labels as victimizers, not victims.
The deaths of the three plaintiffs point to a complex truth: A big settlement, or the promise of a big settlement, may satisfy the need of victims to punish their victimizers or alleged victimizers.
I must stress how difficult it is to forgive and reconcile for both victims and victimizers," he said during a sermon at church offices.
He elucidates conflicts--such as in Rwanda--where the "victims were ready, willing, and able to become the victimizers when they got their turn.