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lone wolf

noun as in person who prefers to live or act alone

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With cyber criminal syndicates, nation states, lone wolves, we’ve had this perfect storm coming at us and the global pandemic accelerated it.

Bradley Beal opened a window into our uncomfortable vaccine divideIf authorities indicted Williams as the lone wolf in this scheme, maybe we could believe that only one selfish individual had attempted to defraud the plan the very year it started.

They have radicalized individuals online who have acted as lone wolves in carrying out terrorist acts that are difficult for law enforcement to disrupt because they alone know of their plans.

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“Concerns of lone wolf actors are increasing,” according to the report, which noted that five people who took part in an armed demonstration at the Ohio Statehouse on Sunday have said they were traveling to Washington for the inauguration.

“During this trip, I did as a lone wolf, I risked a lot,” he said.

And his lone-wolf status may never be more apparent than at the bottom of his legal notice to Ferguson Mayor James Knowles.

Throughout his trials, Rick attempted to act as a lone wolf.

Look at the comment section too—this is no lone wolf sentiment.

Yet after the proliferation of "lone wolf" attacks in recent years, and indeed in recent weeks, it all seems much more relevant.

Ordinarily, in spite of the wild fire smouldering in his veins, Lone Wolf was well enough content.

Clearly visible, silhouetted against the low moon, Lone Wolf kept up his sinister chant to the unseen.

Then, with easy nonchalance, Lone Wolf lifted one huge hind paw and vigorously scratched his ear.

So Timmins kept quite still, looking inquiringly at Lone Wolf.

All at once, coming to a convenient log, he seated himself, and made Lone Wolf lie down at his feet.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lone wolf, such as: hermit, independent, individualist, lone hand, loner, and nonconformist.

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