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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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Some of those victimized by the storm are currently undergoing serious medical attention at the Phebe Hospital and other local clinics in the County.
Percentage of Americans Personally Victimized Changes Little Over Time
The first Slut Walk was held in Toronto in 2011 and was prompted by the comments of a local police officer, who was quoted as saying that "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.
It shouldn't just be about preventing adults with mental illness from committing violent acts, it should also be about protecting those at risk of being victimized.
It says that 42 judges have been victimized as a result of unjust actions by the former Chief Justice.
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.
Here's the problem and the solution stated simply: Teach kids to handle bullying, and they won't be victimized repeatedly.
Manufacturing Human Bombs is very highly recommended reading to all students of the Middle Eastern culture, the suicidal extremes of the bombers themselves, the attitudes of the victimized society that breeds them, and the issues surrounding phenomena of suicide bombers in countries such as Iraq, Israel, Chechnya, and Afghanistan.
Having been victimized by an identity theft, John D.
Approximately 36% of students have reported being victimized (Centers for Disease Control, 1998; Cleary, 2000) and almost one third of public schools have reported daily to weekly occurrences of student bullying (National Center for Education Statistics, 2002).
While taking part in these illegal activities, hit men are often victimized by their unscrupulous employers.