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The diplomats who carried out these orders thought of themselves not as saboteurs but patriots.

From Time

The show follows Sy as Assane Diop, the son of a Senegalese immigrant, who takes up a life as a thief and Bond-esque saboteur in order to exact revenge on the wealthy family responsible for his father’s death.

From Quartz

Over the course of a convincingly dreary London winter, a love triangle forms, with David in the role of underminer and saboteur.

But this much I can say: the catastrophic results of that man's actions could not have been worse if he had been a saboteur.

If a worker is badly paid and returns bad work for bad pay, he is a saboteur.

In other words, the saboteur abandons mass action in favor of ineffective and futile assaults upon men or property.

"The saboteur—seven men that I believe to be saboteurs—are aboard Hot Rod," the captain told him crisply.

I wonder what kind of a court martial they give a hero who turns out to be a saboteur.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saboteur, such as: adversary, agent, antagonist, attacker, bandit, and competitor.

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