scapegoat


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Synonyms for scapegoat

blame

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Synonyms for scapegoat

one who is made an object of blame

Synonyms for scapegoat

someone who is punished for the errors of others

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An official has said that Georgia's Central Bank has become a scapegoat for economic problems.
Those and other questions about Scapegoat Hill are answered on a website by amateur historian Michael Shaw.
s somewhat stream-of-consciousness style is frustrating because of its frequent repetition and lack of clear organization, but it is also rich in insight and surprises the reader with fresh metaphors like calling the scapegoat "a collective Tylenol or cultural tranquilizer" (39).
Flesh becomes word; a lexicography of the scapegoat or, the history of an idea.
JEZ Moxey says he will remain the 'pantomime villain' - a scapegoat in troubled times.
The Scapegoat (ITV1 Wales, tonight, 9pm)[bar] Rebecca, The Birds, Don't Look Now - the works of author Daphne Du Maurier have made for some great thrillers, and ITV will be hoping that The Scapegoat is no exception.
A scapegoat may be a child, employee, peer, ethnic or religious group, or country," says Wikipedia.
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell feels that she was used as a scapegoat in the blood diamond trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in Hague.
He urged the PML-N leadership not to make Sanaullah Mastikhel as scapegoat and instead Nawaz Sharif should act against the real culprits of the move.
He said, "The Australian police and the government are under pressure and need a scapegoat.
Ayyoub added that the public has often ended up as a scapegoat of political disputes which have sprang up among the various leaders over the past few years.
IT'S the Scapegoat, but not as William Holman Hunt envisioned his 1856 painting.
Being targeted as a scapegoat can be devastating, whether or not the allegations are true.
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