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One entry found for persecute.
Main Entry: per·se·cute
Pronunciation: primarystresspschwar-si-secondarystresskyüt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -cut·ed; -cut·ing
1 : to treat continually in a way meant to be cruel or harmful; especially : to cause to suffer because of belief
2 : ANNOY, PESTER
- per·se·cu·tor /-secondarystresskyüt-schwar/ noun
- per·se·cu·to·ry /-kyü-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-/ adjective

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