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desperado

  

      n   pl   , -does, -dos   a reckless or desperate person, esp. one ready to commit any violent illegal act  
     (C17: probably pseudo-Spanish variant of obsolete desperate (n) a reckless character)  
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desperado

  
  
bandit, criminal, cut-throat, gangster, gunman, heavy     (slang)   hoodlum     (chiefly U.S.)   lawbreaker, mugger     (informal)   outlaw, ruffian, skelm     (S. African)   thug, villain  

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