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raider

noun

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one that starts armed conflict against another especially without reasonable cause
  • villagers lived in constant fear of the raiders, who captured their women and children and sold them into slavery

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The first known use of raider was in 1861

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“Raider.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raider. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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