Examples of victimize in a Sentence
They were victimized because of their religion.
victimized by a confidence man with a slick story
Recent Examples of victimize from the Web
Black Lives Matter arose as a result of black rage against injustice by police — people who victimize unarmed black people constantly and relentlessly.
Back on May 3, 2014, the then-Rockies infielder victimized erratic fireballer Kyle Farnsworth by hitting a two-run dinger in the ninth to give Colorado a win over the Mets.
Les Hughey stepped down as executive pastor of Highlands Community Church on Wednesday after being accused of victimizing teenage girls at California and Arizona churches from the 1970s through 1990s.
Almost 80,000 minors in Texas are victimized by human trafficking every year and a third of all runways are lured into prostitution within 48 hours.
During the last decade, consumers have been victimized by hundreds of data breaches at companies that profit handsomely from consumer data but fail to protect it, including last year’s massive breach at Equifax.
Known for its cobalt-blue beak and wings, coffee-brown body and soulful round eyes, the tree-nesting flyer died off in the wild in the late 1980s, victimized by a species of invasive snakes.
If you've ever felt personally victimized by a bottle of hair bleach, Drew Barrymore can relate.
In concert with other powers, Europe might try to create alternative systems of international financial exchange, so not to be victimized by American unpredictability.
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beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, con, cozen, defraud, do, do in, fiddle, fleece, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hustle, mulct, pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, swindle;
sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners;
VICTIMIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of victimize for English Language Learners
: to treat (someone) cruelly or unfairly
: to make a victim of (someone) : to harm or commit a crime against (someone)
VICTIMIZE Defined for Kids
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