Student Thesaurus

One entry found for persecute.
Entry Word: persecute
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cause persistent suffering to <people who were persecuted simply for practicing their religious faith> -- see AFFLICT
2 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts <she likes to persecute her sister with pointless, annoying questions at inopportune times> -- see IRRITATE 1