victim


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Synonyms for victim

fall victim to something

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Synonyms for victim

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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The inanimate victim was borne along by the vigorous arms which supported her, and which she did not seem in the least to burden.
Not a voice was raised around the unhappy victim, except to jeer at his thirst.
She approached, without uttering a syllable, the victim who writhed in a vain effort to escape her, and detaching a gourd from her girdle, she raised it gently to the parched lips of the miserable man.
The dance had commenced now, and the yells of the circling warriors drowned Rokoff's further attempts to distress his victim.
The leaping savages, the flickering firelight playing upon their painted bodies, circled about the victim at the stake.
As the brute leaped past Tarzan to clutch his victim, the ape-man gave one superhuman wrench at the thongs that held him.
As Tarzan's heavy hand fell upon his shoulder the priest dropped his victim, and turned upon her would-be rescuer.
Bukawai, not yet ready to give his victim to the beasts, rushed upon the hyenas with his knob-stick.
She imparted these stories gradually to Miss Crawley; gave her the whole benefit of them; felt it to be her bounden duty as a Christian woman and mother of a family to do so; had not the smallest remorse or compunction for the victim whom her tongue was immolating; nay, very likely thought her act was quite meritorious, and plumed herself upon her resolute manner of performing it.
I could not sustain the horror of my situation, and when I perceived that the popular voice and the countenances of the judges had already condemned my unhappy victim, I rushed out of the court in agony.
The danger of drawing some others of the hunters to the spot, by repeated firing, was deemed a sufficient reason for not again resorting to the rifle, after it had performed the important duty of disabling the victim.
Silent, humane, indispensable in hospital and prison, using his art equally among assassins and victims, he was a man apart.
All eyes were centered upon the victims, and there was only the remotest chance that she and her companions would be discovered until they were close upon the blacks.
Not your sympathy, but your bravery hath hitherto saved the victims.
I am not quite the obvious sort of villain who flourishes revolvers and lures his victims into secret chambers.