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  • nounvigilantes
  • noungang

synonyms for posse

  • detachment
  • armed band
  • lynch mob
  • search party
See also synonyms for: posses
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How to use posse in a sentence

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.
L’AUBERGE CHEZ FRANCOIS IS READY FOR ITS CLOSE-UP, YET AGAINTOM SIETSEMAAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He’ll hire a posse of grim-looking men in short haircuts and dark suits to accompany him everywhere.
GENE WEINGARTEN: IT AIN’T OVER UNTIL THE FAT MAN SINGSGENE WEINGARTENJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hundreds of protesters marched to City Hall with signs that read, “No possum posse” and, notoriously, a pig’s head on a stick.
PORTLAND POLICE THREW DEAD POSSUMS AT HER FAMILY’S RESTAURANT IN 1981. NOW SHE’S RUNNING FOR MAYOR.MONICA RODMANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It seems that famous people in the US attract a posse wherever they go.
‘THE DREAM ARCHITECTS’: INSIDE THE MAKING OF GAMING’S BIGGEST FRANCHISESRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
I don’t know, and I haven’t attracted a posse myself, so I’m not able to tell.
‘THE DREAM ARCHITECTS’: INSIDE THE MAKING OF GAMING’S BIGGEST FRANCHISESRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
He even felt a certain enjoyment in the discomfiture of the self-constituted posse of searchers for stolen goods.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Hc mihi videtur esse posse commodissima & sufficiens narrandorum omnium expositio.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The posse found the cabin deserted, except for the presence of a lame, old man who was reported as the cook for the outfit.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Went on to Suvla and landed with all my posse, remaining in consultation with Corps Headquarters till 3.30.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
And where he ate the sheriff and his posse would likewise have to dine.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO POSSE

  • Gestapo
  • posse
  • posse comitatus
  • swat
  • Mafia
  • assembly
  • bunch
  • cabal
  • camarilla
  • camp
  • clan
  • class
  • clique
  • club
  • companions
  • company
  • comrades
  • coterie
  • crew
  • cronies
  • crowd
  • crush
  • fraternity
  • gang
  • in-group
  • insiders
  • lot
  • mob
  • outfit
  • party
  • posse
  • ring
  • school
  • set
  • society
  • sorority
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