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Though Brother Jed may be the ringleader, Sister Cindy is undoubtedly the star of the family’s traveling circus.
WHY IS TIKTOK TURNING A HATEFUL RADICAL EVANGELIST INTO A VIRAL STAR?HANNAH JACKSONJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The shuttering of DarkSide’s operation last Thursday also has led to grousing by hackers affiliated with the group who claim they have not been paid by the ringleaders, according to cyber experts tracking the group.
U.S. GOVERNMENT DENIES DISRUPTING RUSSIAN RANSOMWARE RING THAT HACKED COLONIAL PIPELINEELLEN NAKASHIMAMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Investigators “can’t figure out who is financing and paying for these operations” because the ringleaders hide behind anonymous shell companies, he said.
CONGRESS BANS ANONYMOUS SHELL COMPANIES AFTER LONG CAMPAIGN BY ANTI-CORRUPTION GROUPSJEANNE WHALENDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Because of this, and his role in orchestrating tens of thousands of other calls, the ringleader, Chen Wenhui, 22, was sentenced to life in prison.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The ringleader, too, may have been touched by his complete loneliness, for HE hesitated.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
"Ef you've got anything to say to your folks, say it NOW, and say it quick," said the ringleader.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
Then after dinner the evening was devoted to games or stories or fun of some sort, in which Mr. Maynard was the ringleader.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
Warren Parrish, who had been a humble, successful preacher of the Gospel, was the ringleader of this apostate party.
BIOGRAPHY AND FAMILY RECORD OF LORENZO SNOWELIZA R. SNOW SMITH
I returned to Sibu with Mingo, and we took with us the ringleader of the head-hunters.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
And now this man—the ringleader who keeps the key word buried in secrecy—has the temerity to ask an audience with you.
MEETING OF THE BOARDALAN EDWARD NOURSE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO RINGLEADER

  • agent provocateur
  • agitator
  • firebrand
  • hellion
  • incendiary
  • inciter
  • inflamer
  • knave
  • meddler
  • mischief-maker
  • nuisance
  • provocateur
  • punk
  • rabble-rouser
  • ringleader
  • sparkplug
  • wise guy
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