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  Definition of Victimize
  1. punish unjustly
  2. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  3. make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"
Similar Words: victimise, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con

 

Hyponyms: short-change, short, cheat, rip off, chisel, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

 

Derivational Morphology: victim, dupe, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, scam, cozenage, swindle, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using, victimizer, victimiser

 

 
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