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Synonyms for gangster

Synonyms for gangster

a criminal who is a member of gang

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If the issue is dealt with and investigated considering the possibility of bullying, gangsterism or peer pressure, then it will be easy to find out if there are internal or external forces using learners to promote their tribal agenda.
At this point the issues around PAGAD, drugs and gangsterism fade into the background as the controversy around abortion takes centre stage.
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas joined Hezbollah yesterday in accusing Israel of murdering one of the top commanders of the Lebanese Shia movement, saying it was a A"new example of Zionist gangsterism.
Prohibition was a huge boon for gangsterism as rumrunners like Al Capone made fortunes supplying the alcohol once it was made illegal.
The rise of the popular gangster film genre began in the early 1930s to reflect the real history and rise of gangsterism in American society, producing early classics which would be released back to back, were modeled on newspaper and real-life situations, and which would bring gangsterism to the public eye by defining and surveying notorious personalities and groups.
It has become more about gangsterism and bling bling represented by MTV.
For Moe is a businessman first and a killer only second, and he himself parallels gangsterism and capitalism in a speech to Bessie's brother, Morty (a wealthy dress manufacturer), also in Act II, Scene i: "It's all a racket--from horse racing down.
Dan Froot, in his portrait of Jewish gangsterism, Shlammer (2002), features a live klezmer band complete with violin, euphonium, and accordion players.
It was the association between rap and gangsterism which worried him most, as he believed it was unduly influencing a large number of young men in a negative way.
Concerns about Islamic extremism have subsided since a 2002 bombing in the Western Cape that police attributed to the People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD).
It is not only organised crime and gangsterism, with its attendant extremes of violence, that create a setting in which Scorsese can explore male melancholia.
Here was a sitting governor--it's difficult to resist a joke about what he was sitting on, but let's try to be adult for just a few paragraphs--a sitting governor of a state treasured the world over by finis of gangsterism, announcing that he was engaged in an activity so heinous he would be forced to resign.
Chavs, blame culture, gangsterism, druglords, compensation culture - it seems that there is another side to society that isn't obsessed with looks and sex.
But doing so requires continuing political and financial stability, harnessing Russia's enormous resource wealth, breaking gangsterism and making Russians work harder, longer and smarter--at bayonet point, if necessary.