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persecuted  - treated cruelly especially because of religious, political beliefs


The Jews were persecuted by Hitler.



Throughout history, religious minorities have been persecuted and bullied.
prosecuted - have legal proceedings against one, be taken to court
* He was prosecuted for speeding.
* What a week ! After the shock of the accident and the cost of repairs he was then prosecuted for dangerous driving.
*   Though the police were aware of the gang leader's activities, it was a long time before he was prosecuted fro drug smuggling.
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eligible, illegible

eminent, imminent

ensure, assure

formally, formerly

hanged, hung

historic, historical

homework, housework

human, humane

lie, lay

lose, loose

mature, matured

misused, disused


moral, morale

persecuted, prosecuted

personal, personnel

precede, proceed

price, prize

principal, principle

rational, rationale

respectably, respectively

stationary, stationery

weather, whether


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