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synonyms for ruffianism

  • hooliganism
  • aggro
  • breach of peace
  • disorder
  • disorderliness
  • disorderly behavior
  • disruption
  • disruptiveness
  • disturbance of the peace
  • hoodlumism
  • riotousness
  • rowdiness
  • rowdyism
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How to use ruffianism in a sentence

His son and successor, Taha, has inherited all his ruffianism without the stronger qualities.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
With his natural ruffianism complicated by drunkenness, he went rapidly down the hill into the valley of humiliation.
CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
In these days the introduction of gas light and the posting of constables on the highway have greatly checked such ruffianism.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
Italian vice stopped short of real life; poisoning and hired ruffianism flourished only on the stage.
ENGLISH LITERATURE: MODERNG. H. MAIR
The actual perpetrators of this unique act of ruffianism were nine in number.
THE STORY OF THE UPPER CANADA REBELLION, VOLUME 1JOHN CHARLES DENT
The tragic days of Kansas were not all in its time of territorial strife and border ruffianism.
THE PRICE OF THE PRAIRIEMARGARET HILL MCCARTER
In his early days he was prone to much dissipation, even to ruffianism; but he always drank and fought before the world.
NAT GOODWIN'S BOOKNAT C. GOODWIN
Among these may be mentioned the illbreeding and the ruffianism of slaveholding officials.
THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTHHINTON ROWAN HELPER
In the mean time, the hall-door had yielded to its assailants, and ruffianism triumphed through the mansion.
TREVETHLAN (VOL 3 OF 3)WILLIAM DAVY WATSON
The mishap gave me my first real opportunity of judging these men in the depth of their ruffianism.
THE IRON PIRATEMAX PEMBERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO RUFFIANISM

  • aggro
  • breach of peace
  • disorder
  • disorderliness
  • disorderly behavior
  • disruption
  • disruptiveness
  • disturbance of the peace
  • hoodlumism
  • hooliganism
  • riotousness
  • rowdiness
  • rowdyism
  • ruffianism
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