Thesaurus / desperado
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The desperado might be lying in wait for them, and it would be well for them to proceed slowly and carefully.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
And his daughter—can she identify this young desperado the moment she sees him?
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
He can move upon an armed desperado and quell him and take him a prisoner without saying a single word.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The Commissioner happened to be in Calgary and asked the Superintendent himself to see about the capture of this desperado.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
Another desperado, lunging his spear through the after-port of the brig, mortally wounded the master.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
He was practically a desperado, who made his living by hunting, and was not liked even by those who professed to be his friends.
THE DARE BOYS IN VIRGINIASTEPHEN ANGUS COX
The whole room looked toward the desperado as if expecting him to do something.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
He was later shot by desperado Joe Fowler, with a double-barrel shot gun, as he lay in bed asleep.
HISTORY OF 'BILLY THE KID'CHAS. A. SIRINGO
Yet to desert a comrade in that fashion was abhorrent even to the slack conscience of this desperado.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
A reformed desperado told my that he supposed he had killed men enough to stock a graveyard.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
WORDS RELATED TO DESPERADO
- cat burglar
- cattle thief
- con artist
- holdup artist
- second-story operator
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