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synonyms for henchman

  • abettor
  • accessory
  • accomplice
  • adherent
  • adjunct
  • aide
  • ally
  • appointee
  • apprentice
  • assistant
  • attendant
  • backer
  • backup
  • bodyguard
  • coadjutor
  • cohort
  • collaborator
  • colleague
  • companion
  • deputy
  • flunky
  • friend
  • gofer
  • hanger-on
  • help
  • helper
  • helpmate
  • lackey
  • partner
  • secretary
  • servant
  • sidekick
  • stooge
  • subordinate
  • supporter
  • coadjutant
  • fellow worker
  • gal Friday
  • girl Friday
  • hatchet man/woman
  • man Friday
  • right-hand man/woman
  • right-hand person
  • yes-person
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antonyms for henchman

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  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • boss
  • chief
  • detractor
  • enemy
  • foe
  • leader
  • manager
  • master
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • superior
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Against this backdrop, Duterte and his henchmen have moved against longstanding political enemies.
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He’s seen as a corporate henchman and traitor to progressive causes.
WHY LARRY SUMMERS STILL TRIGGERS WASHINGTON. (IT ISN’T HIS ECONOMICS.)PHILIP ELLIOTTFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
Finally, there were Coronado and his terrible henchman, Texas Smith, with their rifles and revolvers.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He does so, and kind Tim "fixes it up," gaining thereby another loyal henchman.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
His name was Nevil Ormm, nobody was quite sure whence he had come, and he was Dunnan's henchman and constant companion.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
Evidently Duke Angus had dropped whatever he was doing as soon as he heard what his henchman had to tell him.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
As reinforcements came up, McCane and his henchman backed against a pile of timber.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
The sword bearer, like the henchman and the bard, was a regular officer attached to the person of a Highland Chief.
LADY OF THE LAKESIR WALTER SCOTT
Having thus reduced his henchman to silence, the speaker went on smoothly, as if he were thinking aloud.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
George, she said, addressing her henchman, Mr. Rayner takes the trail in an hour.
THE LADY OF NORTH STAROTTWELL J. BINNS
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