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Synonyms for victim

fall victim to something

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one or more living creatures slain and offered to a deity as part of a religious rite

one that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death

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a person who is easily deceived or victimized

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Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.
attorney general identifies as having been either a participant or conspirator in terrorist attacks or a representative of such a person would be considered a terrorist victim.
A victim is defined as a person experiencing at least one documented adverse health effect (such as respiratory irritation or chemical burns) that likely resulted from the event and occurred within 24 hr of the release.
What followed was more than just eight months of hospital treatment and life on a respirator and in a wheelchair -- La Pierre was now a victim in the juvenile justice system.
An extreme example of a perpetrator who had more than one victim is the story of the 44-year-old Abraham de Herder.
Once the national Program receives notification of a line-of-duty death, the staff send inquiries through FBI field divisions to the victim officer's employing agency to obtain additional details concerning the circumstances surrounding the incident.
But when the line between perpetrator and victim cannot be drawn so easily, truth commissions can be an appropriate way of coming to terms with the past.
Victims proved significantly more likely to report a rape if the offender had used physical force or if the victim had received medical help for injuries sustained during the rape, a finding that agrees with prior rape studies, Bachman notes.
A camp director not trained in aquatics should be able to watch a simulation and have some feeling for the flow of the rescue, the care of the victim and the overall level of awareness and ability of the lifeguards.
Community order for 12 months, fined PS15 with PS85 costs and PS60 victim surcharge.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has the lowest victim satisfaction rating of any force and victims in London face the longest delays in getting their cases heard in court.
Independent charity Victim Support has warned that thousands of victims of crime across the region will find it harder to get help under Government plans to change the Code for Victims.
In the Uniform Crime Reporting Program, the victim of a hate crime may be an individual, a business, an institution, or society as a whole.