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desperado


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desperado  \Des`per*a"do\,  n.;  pl  {Desperadoes}.  [OSp. 
  desperado,  p.  p.  of  desperar  fr  L.  desperare.  See 
  {Desperate}.] 
  A  reckless,  furious  man;  a  person  urged  by  furious  passions, 
  and  regardless  of  consequence;  a  wild  ruffian. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  desperado 
  n  :  a  bold  outlaw  (especially  on  the  American  frontier)  [syn:  {desperate 
  criminal}] 




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