Scapegoat

noun: scape·goat.

  1. A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency.
  2. (In the Bible) a goat sent into the wilderness after the Jewish chief priest had symbolically laid the sins of the people upon it (Lev. 16).

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Scapegoat

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