Their report is consistent with those of other twin survivors who said Mengele was their protector as much as their persecutor.
Until you feel that you are freed from this persecutor, it would be criminal to bind a loving woman to you and your destiny.
Aunt Lucy was obliged to obey, at least while her persecutor was in the room.
Nero had now become the persecutor and the most bitter enemy of all righteousness.
Quin looked at her as a Christian martyr might have looked at his persecutor.
The popular ideal of a persecutor is very far from the truth.
Henry was a reformer,—he could not be persuaded to become a persecutor.
Tryphna has just been telling me that he was once a persecutor.
At the end of a week, Kathinka received a second letter from her persecutor.
It shows that St. Paul was in the habit of alluding to the fact that he had been a persecutor.
early 15c., from Anglo-French persecutour, Old French persecutor "persecutor, enemy" (12c., Modern French persécuteur), from Latin persecutor, agent noun from persequi (see persecution).
mid-15c., "to oppress for the holding of a belief or opinion," from Middle French persécuter "pursue, torment, open legal action" (14c.), from Latin persecutus, past participle of persequi "to pursue" (see persecution). Related: Persecuted; persecuting.