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rogue
used in War and Peace

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Definition
not normal and dangerous — possibly alone
The exact meaning of rogue can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "a rogue state" — (politics) a dangerous country that ignores international conventions
  • "a rogue animal" — (especially of an elephant) dangerous and not living with or like its kind
  • "a rogue trader" — (finance) an employee who makes unauthorized and improper securities trades
  • "a rogue wave" — (oceanography) a dangerous wave that is much larger than others around it
  • "rogue cells" — (biology) tumor cells
  • "He is a rouge." — someone who is deceitful and unprincipled
  • "What about your master?" he asked Lavrushka, Denisov's orderly, whom all the regiment knew for a rogue.
    Book Two -- 1805 (18% in)
  • As for them"—and she pointed to the girls—"tomorrow I'll take them first to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God, and then we'll drive to the Super-Rogue's.
    Book Eight -- 1811-12 (29% in)

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