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victim

vic·tim

victim

 
pronunciation:
vIk tihm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who is hurt, injured, or killed by a person, group, or event.
The murderer stabbed his victim.The orphans were victims of war.
synonyms:
butt, prey, target
similar words:
case, casualty, goat, martyr, object, patient, sufferer
definition 2: someone who is tricked or cheated.
He was the victim of a plot to take his land.
similar words:
fool, mark, pawn, prey, target
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The word victim contains the following part:
vinc, vict, vanq Latin root that means conquer