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Biographer Andrew Roberts argues that history has maligned Napoleon by lumping him in with totalitarian thugs.

Survivors of the incident report that the police and thugs attacked the students three times.

Thugs attack pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzing parts of Hong Kong.

I want everything I ever believed to mean something and all the psychopaths, monsters and thugs of the world to know this.

Soon cover versions were recorded by acts like Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Dope, and Rage Against the Machine.

People endeavoured more especially to excite my apprehension by terrible accounts of the Thugs or stranglers.

I now conceal not that we are Thugs—followers of the blessed Bhowanee, who will receive us into Paradise.

We accordingly left our home,—one hundred and twenty Thugs under myself and Peer Khan, who still stuck to me.

And I suspect he chose this post, if he had any choice in the matter, because he was likely to meet Thugs here.

Parties of Thugs passed rapidly to and fro, bearing the bodies of the dead, which were one by one thrown into the hole.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thugs, such as: assassin, murderer, bully, mobster, goon, and hooligan.

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