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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This picture shows the view up towards Scapegoat Hill, and was taken between October 1975 and spring 1976.
To hide their failures and weakness, they are looking for a scapegoat and Pakistan is happily falling into that position,' warned the young PPP leader who was in Washington to attend the US annual prayer National Breakfast.
She was saved by making Tariq Fatimi and Rao Tehseen scapegoat.
The English scapegoat is a compound of the archaic verb scape, which means "escape," and goat.
Colonel Richard Cantwell is a scapegoat for the military, arbitrarily blamed and demoted for the disastrous loss of his battalion.
For the Gezi Park anti-government protests in summer 2013, the scapegoat was the "interest and business lobbies" -- a veiled reference to Jewish bankers and financiers who allegedly worked together with Turkish partners in the rich-men business club of Turkey.
It doesn't matter whether he was the ringmaster or scapegoat, he was still heavily involved in the fixing.
Global Banking News-August 10, 2015--Official says Georgia's central bank being made a scapegoat
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 Welsh-speaking star, who hails from Cardiff, plays two lookalikes in a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's novel The Scapegoat.
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.