Their report is consistent with those of other twin survivors who said Mengele was their protector as much as their persecutor.
Until you feel that you are freed from this persecutor, it would be criminal to bind a loving woman to you and your destiny.
She gave a faint scream and drew back with a shudder at the sight of their persecutor.
Nero had now become the persecutor and the most bitter enemy of all righteousness.
Why, who is it but you who are the persecutor of this poor lone creature?
The popular ideal of a persecutor is very far from the truth.
The persecutor had asked for blood, and blood had been granted him.
Tryphna has just been telling me that he was once a persecutor.
The heart of England was sound and true; she was a victim, not a persecutor.
It shows that St. Paul was in the habit of alluding to the fact that he had been a persecutor.
early 15c., from Anglo-French persecutour, Old French persecutor "persecutor, enemy" (12c., Modern French persécuteur), from Latin persecutor, agent noun from persequi (see persecution).
mid-15c., "to oppress for the holding of a belief or opinion," from Middle French persécuter "pursue, torment, open legal action" (14c.), from Latin persecutus, past participle of persequi "to pursue" (see persecution). Related: Persecuted; persecuting.