In short, he acted as an alarmist, not as a dispenser of justice.
Oh, I was afraid of appearing an alarmist, and I thought it might be only a patrol.
Then he swore at the alarmist: "You blamed monkey," he pointed to the cottonwood.
I am no alarmist and I do not presume to say that there will be serious trouble.
"Watch the depots," was the unanimous cry that followed this alarmist statement.
These were welcomed by Punch as a letting-off of alarmist steam.
This is not said with any wish on the part of the writer to be considered an alarmist.
The alarmist tells us that armaments are our only sure guarantee of peace.
I am rather the other way, so they call me a cynic and an alarmist.
No one desires to be thought an alarmist, least of all on the frontier where there is always danger.