victim


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victim

noun casualty, complainant, complaining wittess, hostia, injured, prey, quarry, sufferer, target, unfortuuate person, unlucky person, victima
See also: cadaver, captive, corpse, object, patient, subject
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The ethics of all the others meted a quick and merciful death to their victims.
Fogg and Sir Francis espied the victim. She seemed, having shaken off the stupor of intoxication, to be striving to escape from her executioner.
In the semi-obscurity they saw the victim, quite senseless, stretched out beside her husband's body.
As the brute leaped past Tarzan to clutch his victim, the ape-man gave one superhuman wrench at the thongs that held him.
As Tarzan's heavy hand fell upon his shoulder the priest dropped his victim, and turned upon her would-be rescuer.
The dance had commenced now, and the yells of the circling warriors drowned Rokoff's further attempts to distress his victim.
The leaping savages, the flickering firelight playing upon their painted bodies, circled about the victim at the stake.
As far away as he could see that mule and that priest, the poor victim's visage grew gentler.
Not a voice was raised around the unhappy victim, except to jeer at his thirst.
Soon after we heard that the poor victim had expressed a desire to see my cousin.
The poor victim, who on the morrow was to pass the awful boundary between life and death, felt not, as I did, such deep and bitter agony.
Why linger to add to the number of the victims of our merciless enemies?"