victim

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someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom) abductor , kidnaper , kidnapper , snatcher
execution by cutting off the victim's head beheading , decapitation
form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin burning
victim of ridicule or pranks butt , goat , laughingstock , stooge
victim of an accident casualty
swindler who fleeces the victim clip artist
swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim con artist , confidence man , con man
body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim) corpus delicti
act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross crucifixion
someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat cutthroat
rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together) date rape
shooting someone from a car as it is driven past the victim drive-by shooting
defenseless victim easy mark , sitting duck
intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim entanglement , web
person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence fair game , prey , quarry , target
victim of exploitation fall guy , pawn , puppet , sacrificial lamb , scapegoat , whipping boy
molester who touches the intimate parts of the victim fondler
form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim gantlet , gauntlet
easy victim gull , patsy
form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead hanging
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