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synonyms for highway robbery

  • armed robbery
  • banditry
  • gouge
  • holdup
  • rip-off
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How to use highway robbery in a sentence

An automobilist must exercise reasonable or ordinary care to avoid injury to other persons using the highway.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
This rule however does not apply to travelers walking along a rural highway.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He must keep a reasonably careful lookout for other travelers in order to avoid collision; also for defects in the highway.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
A big touring car stood in the narrow lane, headed toward the broad highway from which Jessie and Amy had come.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Go not out into the fields, nor walk in the highway: for the sword of the enemy, and fear is on every side.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The adroit Mohammedan knew better than to trust his sahib and himself too long on the highway.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Thus it lightens the toil of the weary laborer plodding along the highway of life.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We left London by the main highway, running for several miles through Epping Forest, which is really a great suburban park.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In early days this highway, leading from one of the main seaports through the ancient Saxon capital, was of great importance.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The old highway followed the very brink of the Punch Bowl, and was in winter-time extremely dangerous for coaches.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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WORDS RELATED TO HIGHWAY ROBBERY

  • absonant
  • dear
  • enormous
  • exacting
  • expensive
  • extortionate
  • extreme
  • high
  • highway robbery
  • immoderate
  • inordinate
  • out of sight
  • outrageous
  • over one's head
  • overboard
  • overmuch
  • preposterous
  • pricey
  • steep
  • stiff
  • towering
  • unconscionable
  • undue
  • unreasonable
  • unwarranted
  • up to here
  • wasteful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.