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synonyms for hijacker

  • kidnapper
  • robber
  • terrorist
  • thief
  • carjacker
  • skyjacker
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How to use hijacker in a sentence

She said the passengers in her plane had been herded into the back of the plane by hijackers armed with knives.
SEPT. 11, 2001: AN ORDINARY WORK DAY, THEN SURREAL SCENES OF DREAD AND DEATHDAVID MARANISSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The agency somehow lost their trail when the hijackers flew with their own Saudi passports to Thailand and on to Los Angeles.
DECLASSIFYING THE 9/11 INVESTIGATIONBY TIM GOLDENSEPTEMBER 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
Among them was Mohamed Atta, the lead hijacker and the man who flew American Airlines Flight 11 into the World Trade Center’s North Tower, as well as two other pilots on the hijacked planes, Marwan al-Shehhi and Ziad Jarrah.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: FIVE LIVES AND A WORLD TRANSFORMEDJOBY WARRICK, SOUAD MEKHENNETSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
First, the rise of cryptocurrency makes it easy for data hijackers to collect their ransom.
PROFIT-DRIVEN CYBERATTACKS ARE BECOMING FRIGHTENINGLY ROUTINEINA FRIEDJUNE 11, 2021AXIOS
The hijacker forced his way onto the school bus with a rifle and commands to “Get out of town, now!”
KINDERGARTNERS’ QUESTIONS HELPED GET THEM OFF HIJACKED SCHOOL BUS, DRIVER SAYS: ‘ENOUGH ALREADY’HANNAH KNOWLESMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So I became the hijacker in that movie and worked with Heston and quite a lot of interesting character actors who’d been around.
ROLLING WITH JAMES BROLIN: HOLLYWOOD’S QUIET GIANTEUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 29, 2021OZY
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WORDS RELATED TO HIJACKER

  • brigand
  • criminal
  • crook
  • desperado
  • forager
  • gangster
  • gunperson
  • highwayperson
  • hijacker
  • holdup person
  • hooligan
  • marauder
  • mobster
  • outlaw
  • pillager
  • pirate
  • plunderer
  • racketeer
  • raider
  • ravager
  • robber
  • villain
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.