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- n. The violent act of thugs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Thuggee.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as thuggee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. violent or brutal acts as of thugs
Rights lawyers, however, noted that the military has applied the term "thuggery" very broadly, covering street protesters and potentially anyone else it chooses.
Egypt's de facto head of state said Tuesday that the military government would limit its use of extrajudicial arrests and detentions to cases of what he called "thuggery."
said the term "thuggery" has been used as a catchall crime since the military assumed power Feb. 11 and is so broad that people have been arrested for no reason.
As an naturaluzed immigrant living in Texas, I have seen much more thuggery from the left than theright.
As appalling as that 1968 assault was, thuggery is nothing new in politics; it transcends time, ideology and party.
Well, maybe the rule of law means nothing to King and he really does think thuggery is a viable means to governance, but thank God Holder and Obama see it a bit differently.
Another difference between pro-life groups and union thuggery is that the pro-life groups actually believe they are protesting (and in a very few rare instances which are almost universally condemned by the rest of the group, killing or trying to kill) murderers.
Vioence and thuggery is more pronounced now than ever before, how very disgusting the UK is now becoming, dont you think.
Such old school, Soros-funded thuggery is likely to backfire.
Not all union thuggery is an equal response to corporate actions.