Not all schools are plagued with the problems of persecutors and bullycides.
It was said to have been built atop the cave where Elijah hid from his persecutors.
All this time freedom of individual judgment was the watch-word of the persecutors.
Cornwood leaped from his chair, and began to kick at his two persecutors.
Yet was it always observed that sore vengeance lighted on its persecutors.
The persecutors and their victims have long been dead, and judged.
He was ready to take great risks in the hope of doing some hurt to his persecutors.
But the affair, as is usually the case, had an effect the reverse of that intended by persecutors.
We have seen our aged fathers who fought in the Revolution, and our innocent children, alike slaughtered by our persecutors.
But their persecutors did not know the stuff of which these mountaineers were made.
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.