Thesaurus / roué
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Mark me, doctor, Dorothy will not put up an instant with a roue and a brute.

Richard Carvel, CompleteWinston Churchill

Vice does not form with them, as with the English roue, an occasional excess, but is consistent and regular in its habits.

When with the gambler, or the roue, he was equally at home—a debauchee, or a handler of cards.

Ellen WaltonAlvin Addison

Later the deserted admirer became again a roue inflamed with wine and submitted to a close-up that would depict his baffled rage.

Merton of the MoviesHarry Leon Wilson

He bade fair to be utterly used up and a roue, in a few years, if he were to continue at the pace at which he was going.

The History of PendennisWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

I was not prepared to find you grown from a roue into a senator.

Pelham, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

How could it be other than a terrible thought for her that her daughter listened willingly to this roue?

A Woman of ThirtyHonore de Balzac

The face that might have been handsome was the reflection of a roue, dashing, devilish.

GraustarkGeorge Barr McCutcheon

He had been a roue in his youth, but seemed now the perfect representative of a benignant and virtuous old age.

SybilBenjamin Disraeli

"Not back to the home I left for the sake of a gambler and roue," she said, bitterly.

WORDS RELATED TO ROUÉ

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