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Lynch

(linch),
Henry T., 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Lynch syndrome.
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If we follow Brundage's argument that whites were lynched for holding "unorthodox moral, social, or political beliefs," then we are still left puzzled.
Seaton's play, a two-act drama about a group of middle-class black women having a bridge party in the 1940s while a fourteen-year-old black male is the victim of another "bridge party" (he is lynched from a bridge) is noticeable in its seeming detachment from the very topic it purports to engage.
I see them pleading not to be lynched, begging for their life.