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Princeton's WordNet

  1. witch-hunt(noun)

    searching out and harassing dissenters

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. witch-hunt

    'Whistleblowing', see there

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  1. Donald Trump:

    The written answers are finished, the written answers to the witch hunt that's been going on forever.

  2. Robert Kelner:

    Gen. Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit. ... No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch-hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution, i think we should hear from him in the public and that we should get to the bottom of just exactly why was he working with Russia.

  3. President Trump:

    When Rudy made the statements – Rudy is great, but Rudy has just started and he wasn’t familiar with everything, he’s a special guy and he understands that this is a witch hunt.

  4. George Conway:

    This is just a witch hunt, it's all a hoax.

  5. Donald Trump:

    From day one, the wretched Washington swamp has been trying to nullify the results of a truly great and democratic election. They're trying, they're not getting very far. They want to erase your vote like it never existed. They want to erase your voice and they want to erase your future, but they will fail, because in America the people rule again, this is nothing but a partisan witch hunt, sabotage.

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