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  1. witch-hunternoun

    someone who identifies and punishes people for their opinions

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  1. witch-hunter

    A witch-hunter refers to a person who seeks to expose and persecute individuals believed to be engaging in unorthodox or harmful activities, often based on rumors, suspicious behavior, or personal beliefs. This term has its root in historical periods like the Inquisition or the witch trials, where actual witch hunts occurred based on allegations of witchcraft. In modern usage, it can be symbolic, applied to someone determined to expose perceived wrongdoing or unorthodoxy, even if there's little evidence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of witch-hunter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of witch-hunter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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