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noun as in criminal

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Here, the acclaimed director of Desperado and Sin City offers up his top cult films.

Rodriguez wrote a script that imagined Trejo, his thuggish muse in Desperado and Spy Kids, as a Mexican Charles Bronson.

The desperado might be lying in wait for them, and it would be well for them to proceed slowly and carefully.

And his daughter—can she identify this young desperado the moment she sees him?

He can move upon an armed desperado and quell him and take him a prisoner without saying a single word.

The Commissioner happened to be in Calgary and asked the Superintendent himself to see about the capture of this desperado.

Another desperado, lunging his spear through the after-port of the brig, mortally wounded the master.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desperado, such as: hoodlum, ruffian, bandit, convict, cutthroat, and gangster.

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