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brigand

brig·and

brigand

 
pronunciation:
brI gnd
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: an outlaw or bandit, esp. a member of a gang of robbers.
The brigands ordered the passengers out of the carriage and then demanded their money.
synonyms:
bandit, outlaw, robber
similar words:
desperado, looter, pillager, pirate, plunderer, thief
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derivations: brigandish (adj.), brigandage (n.)