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noun as in barbarian

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Director Yoo Dong-hun and screenwriter Lee Jung-u were arrested for firebombing theaters.

Prime Minister Hun Sen had taken power in a bloody coup in July 1997.

He might have elicited a smile rather than a cringe had he gone to that reliable standby, “to the right of Attila the Hun.”

Leakhena Hun, a 22-year-old student, said she is one of few Khmers her age who are following the trial.

I always felt Attila The Hun set the clearest path for himself, what would today be called his “mission statement.”

But as year after year rolled away, Uncle Gambo would still say, "I'se a hun'erd and ten yeah ole."

You will see the permanently crippled and those that wait for death, a slow and lingering death from the Hun's poisonous gases.

The Red Cross floated over the building, but that emblem of mercy made no difference to the Hun.

The neighbors coming in to see the strange discovery, tore one of the pieces to atoms, in the true Hun and Vandal style.

In Germany hunne means giant, and the term “Hun,” meant radically anyone formidable or gigantic.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hun, such as: beast, bigot, boor, brute, clod, and hooligan.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.