witch-hunt

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witch-hunt

a rigorous campaign to round up or expose dissenters on the pretext of safeguarding the welfare of the public
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A live action adaptation of the popular Japanese anime series, Witchhunter Robin is a gritty urban tale of action and horror.
Grace Ann Geibel, who expected him to be a narrow-minded witchhunter, has found him intelligent and enlightened.
Ritual Entertainment's "Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale" is set in 1786 and places gamers in the role of witchhunter Jonathan Pyre.