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  • as inhighway robbery
  • as instickup

synonyms for armed robbery

  • banditry
  • gouge
  • holdup
  • ripoff
  • burglary
  • crime
  • mugging
  • robbery
  • stealing
  • theft
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How to use armed robbery in a sentence

All our people were well mounted, and armed with rifles, pistols, and bowie-knives.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
To this, it is greatly to be feared, the fiery Southerns will not submit without an armed struggle.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The village was held by about 400 armed natives, who had killed one native and two European soldiers on the way.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Thus the whole State became one vast armed camp, nearly forty thousand men on a side, arrayed against each other.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
When we arrived, Monsieur de Biancourt armed himself, and thus arrayed proceeded to pay a visit to Meteourmite.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Orellana was very warmly received by armed swift-footed females, which originated the fanciful name Amazonia.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Irregular spurts of musketry heralded the appearance of confused masses of armed men.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They had set out as a united party on this occasion accompanied by a large band of natives armed with spears.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He had no alternative; he had as large interests in England as in Scotland, and armed opposition was out of the question.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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WORDS RELATED TO ARMED ROBBERY

  • armed robbery
  • banditry
  • gouge
  • holdup
  • ripoff
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.