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The Algerines were now sweeping with their piratic crafts the Mediterranean, exacting tribute from all Christian powers.

Lured by such hopes of plunder, Venice was as eager as the pope to take a share in the piratic expedition.

The Scottish broch-people, associated in tradition with the Picts, were notorious for their piratic habits.

Indeed, this name of Skelt appears so stagey and piratic, that I will adopt it boldly to design these qualities.

What horror to look into the muddy sediment which floats round the piratic keel!

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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to piratic, such as: crooked, rapacious, criminal, cunning, dishonest, and fraudulent.

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