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noun as in vigilantes

noun as in gang

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He’d done all of the sorts of things that candidates do, the paper reported, down to the posse.

At Pennsylvania’s Sesame Place, where Big Bird and his posse used to hug more babies than a politician, the Neighborhood Street Party Parade plus two shows, including a musical starring Elmo, are on hiatus.

The owner responded with an expanded stone terrace covered by a tent, which is where my posse gathered last month for a socially distanced stroll down memory lane.

He’ll hire a posse of grim-looking men in short haircuts and dark suits to accompany him everywhere.

Hundreds of protesters marched to City Hall with signs that read, “No possum posse” and, notoriously, a pig’s head on a stick.

Up till then I was just a dog-assed heavy, one of the posse.

The crowd is an assortment of reporters, posse members, film students, and very skittish men sporting huge AOL headphones.

Chavez had posted status updates about his recovery, alongside images of friends and the Insane Clown Posse.

Before Escobar and his posse would surrender, the drug kingpin had a few stipulations.

He also mentioned that the head writer, Jim Downey, was part of the SNL posse that came to see the auditions.

He even felt a certain enjoyment in the discomfiture of the self-constituted posse of searchers for stolen goods.

Hc mihi videtur esse posse commodissima & sufficiens narrandorum omnium expositio.

The posse found the cabin deserted, except for the presence of a lame, old man who was reported as the cook for the outfit.

Went on to Suvla and landed with all my posse, remaining in consultation with Corps Headquarters till 3.30.

And where he ate the sheriff and his posse would likewise have to dine.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to posse, such as: detachment, armed band, lynch mob, and search party.

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