prosecuted

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prosecuted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of prosecute
    • 1959, William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch, page 9
      The Vigilante is prosecuted in Federal Court under a lynch bill and winds up in a Federal Nut House specially designed for the containment of ghosts: precise, prosaic impact of objects...washstand...door...toilet...bars...there they are...this is it...all lines cut...nothing beyond...Dead End...And the Dead End in every face...