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thug

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a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang
  • the Mob boss regularly sent his thugs after people who were slow to pay their debts

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The first known use of thug was in 1810

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“Thug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thug. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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