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Daemon
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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buccaneer

(noun) Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.

Synonyms: sea rover, pirate

Usage: The buccaneer on the wave might relinquish his calling and become at once if he chose, a man of probity and piety on land.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2019 4:22:26 AM

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Definition of buccaneer

1: any of the freebooters preying on Spanish ships and settlements especially in 17th century West Indies
broadly: PIRATE
2: an unscrupulous adventurer especially in politics or business

taurine
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2019 8:22:13 AM

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He also agreed that Russian producers might be more inclined to trade with a "buccaneer" type of entrepreneur who was more likely to take risks.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
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Usage: The buccaneer on the wave might relinquish his calling and become at once if he chose, a man of probity and piety on land.
Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:28:03 AM

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Daemon wrote:
buccaneer

(noun) Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.

Synonyms: sea rover, pirate

Usage: The buccaneer on the wave might relinquish his calling and become at once if he chose, a man of probity and piety on land.


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It's best not to allow children to idolize a buccaneer or
any other criminal.
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