victimise

victimise
verb
1. make a victim of
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I was victimized by this con-man

Syn: ↑victimize
Derivationally related forms: ↑victimisation, ↑victimiser, ↑victim, ↑victimization (for: ↑victimize), ↑victimizer (for: ↑victimize), ↑victim (for: ↑victimize)
Hypernyms: ↑wrong
Hyponyms:
cheat, ↑rip off, ↑chisel, ↑deceive, ↑lead on, ↑delude, ↑cozen
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

2. punish unjustly
Syn: ↑victimize
Derivationally related forms: ↑victim, ↑victim (for: ↑victimize)
Hypernyms: ↑punish, ↑penalize, ↑penalise
Verb Frames:
-

Somebody ——s somebody

-

Something ——s somebody


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