ruffian


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a rough, violent person who engages in destructive actions

a person who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire

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On the show itself, it's apparent that the ruffian character is being given more action scenes that lend themselves to being executed in Fernando Poe Jr.
Fans chose from five shades, inspired by the Ruffian Spring 2014 collection: Delirium, Fox Hunt, Hedge Fund, Lady Alabaster, and Venus in Fur.
Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian is an oldfashioned play that seeks too hard to make its social points, at times manipulating the characters rather than letting them go their own way.
I was quite familiar with some earlier 1st- to 3rd-century carvings from Gandhara--present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan--that depicted Vajrapani as a muscular ruffian wearing the skimpy dress of the working class, menacingly wielding his thunderbolt.
When the beloved mare Ruffian stumbled in a nationally televised match race on July 6, 1975, she shattered her right front leg so terribly that shards of bone were breaking through the skin and falling out onto the track.
Befriended by a girl (Wu Yingying) who nurses him during a fever, Ma finds himself besieged by memories of an earlier love, schoolteacher Mei (Sun Qian); of a ruffian youth spent in the sunflower fields outside town; and of the crime that got him jailed.
Ruffian and Ruffian Ridge from Mannington Commercial create a two-step entryway system that helps to keep dirt and other particulates from coming into a facility.
The ruffian was very quickly joined by a confederate and proceeded to rifle his pockets
s 22-ounce brews is Old Ruffian, a barley wine that lives up to its name with 90 IBUs and 10.
The two Cole 43s in the race, Anaconda and Jeffrey Otters Ruffian II, relished the three day slow slog into the 30-55 knot southerly headwinds, swapping the handicap lead through the race.
Their relationship entails a double masquerade in which each edge of the male-female compound is exploited and recombined, eclectically: He performs a dependent sentimental ruffian, she a self-made treacherous broad.
A handful of novels the pair wrote at this time were not published, however, and it was not until 1964 that Orton had his first success, when his radio play The Ruffian on the Stair was broadcast by the BBC.
BILLY REID, CHRIS BENZ, FALLON, JONATHAN ADLER, RUFFIAN, STEVEN ALAN & TIBI DESIGN ORIGINAL COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 40 GIFTS UNDER $100, AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON EBAY
Uzbekistan voiced the official version of the incident that took place on July 17 on the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border calling it "armed ruffian attack" of Kyrgyz special task force officers.
FANS of the Dundee band put off by their drunken ruffian image need to open their ears again to the delights of The View.