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synonyms for lawbreakers

  • blackmailer
  • crook
  • culprit
  • delinquent
  • felon
  • fugitive
  • gangster
  • hoodlum
  • hooligan
  • mobster
  • offender
  • racketeer
  • scofflaw
  • con
  • convict
  • hood
  • jailbird
  • malefactor
  • outlaw
  • black marketeer

antonyms for lawbreakers

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  • police
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How to use lawbreakers in a sentence

He has given us more work to do than any twenty other lawbreakers in Spain.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
With trembling hearts the crowd crept down the street; this was their first venture as lawbreakers.
A CADET'S HONORUPTON SINCLAIR
In the middle of the room assorted lawbreakers gathered round a table were playing fan-tan at the top of their lungs.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Why has not Pinkerton, with all his ability and resources as a catcher of lawbreakers, caught these men?
LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF FRANK AND JESSE JAMESJ. A. DACUS
This bureau is intended to be used for the identification of federal lawbreakers.
TWENTY YEARS A DETECTIVE IN THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDCLIFTON R. WOOLDRIDGE
A perfect "underground" system has been put in operation for the protection of the lawbreakers.
UNDER THE PROPHET IN UTAHFRANK J. CANNON AND HARVEY J. O'HIGGINS
We arrest some of the lawbreakers and take them down to Ruby to the courts, and have them fined or imprisoned.
YOUNG ALASKANS IN THE FAR NORTHEMERSON HOUGH
We will get no help from the settled men—we will call to the lawbreakers, the tinkers—the sievemakers—the sheep-stealers.
THE UNICORN FROM THE STARS AND OTHER PLAYSWILLIAM B. YEATS
The four lawbreakers were quickly out of the house in full chase.
THE YOUNG RAILROADERSFRANCIS LOVELL COOMBS
You know yourself, Lucy, that in a certain sense the ranchmen are lawbreakers.
JUSTIN WINGATE, RANCHMANJOHN H. WHITSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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