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Synonyms for thug

Synonyms for thug

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

Synonyms for thug

an aggressive and violent young criminal

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DEBBIE is shocked when her daughter Sarah draws a picture that shows Jo crying with Andy towering thuggishly over her.
I WILL BE THUGGISHLY INTIMIDATING PRECINCT WORKERS.
As soon as Roberto Carlos touched the ball there was a chorus of such hideous monkey noises it made you ashamed to be associated with fools who could act so thuggishly.
Of all the world's people, only the thuggishly propagandized American people ever believed (or still believe) this to have been the real purpose for the War.
Free market economics has already taken hold to the point that the most reactionary and thuggishly committed communist leader could not turn back the clock now.