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crony

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1 a person frequently seen in the company of another
  • the criminal's cronies were also closely questioned about the illegal gambling operation

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2 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another
  • only my cronies can call me by my nickname

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The first known use of crony was in 1656

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“Crony.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crony. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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