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synonyms for public enemy

  • criminal
  • felon
  • gangster
  • lawbreaker
  • malevolent
  • outlaw
  • perpetrator
  • public enemy number one
  • racketeer
  • scofflaw
  • universal foe
  • villain
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If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In this situation we waited the motion of the enemy, without perceiving any advancement they made towards us.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Many of these have been seen in the Corcoran Art Gallery and in other public exhibitions.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
When a man converses with himself, he is sure that he does not converse with an enemy.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It will be a busy session; and I want to see if I can't become a useful public man.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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