Gunman and Thug


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Gunman noun – A person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability).
Thug is a synonym for gunman in gangster topic. In some cases you can use "Thug" instead a noun "Gunman", when it comes to topics like murderer, killer, mobster. popular alternative
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Thug noun – A violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang.
Usage example: the Mob boss regularly sent his thugs after people who were slow to pay their debts

Gunman is a synonym for thug in ruffian topic. You can use "Gunman" instead a noun "Thug", if it concerns topics such as gangster, hoodlum, murderer, killer. popular alternative
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average average gunman average thug
single single gunman single thug
actual actual gunman actual thug
real real gunman real thug
Other adjectives: huge, vicious, angry, wounded, former, ruthless, random, giant, armed, hired, unnamed.
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