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noun as in highway robbery

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There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.

I think social banditry, as the academics call it, is a proud American tradition.

At first, the inhabitants lived by a species of banditry, robbing the whites whenever they could.

This was not the West as I had dreamed of it, not the West even of banditry and violent action.

I shall go mad Shut in this gilded den,—this stifling hold Of banditry.

He recalled the days of banditry, and the strange visitors, who had brought with them disturbing knowledge, and strange powers.

The political banditry, through which they dominate and terrify France, has already taken care of that.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to banditry, such as: armed robbery, gouge, holdup, and ripoff.

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