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renegade
used in Lonesome Dove

13 uses
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Definition
a traitor, rebel or outlaw

or:

someone who is independent and unconventional is their outlook
  • There were other chiefs, true, and the final fights were yet to be fought, but he had never had the vengeful nature of some Rangers and had no interest in spending a decade mopping up renegades and stragglers.
    Chapters 15-16 (93% in)
  • Jake had said most of the Indians still running loose were renegades.
    Chapters 48-49 (90% in)
  • He had dealt with renegades before, he said, and could do it again.
    Chapters 48-49 (90% in)
  • Except that he was still in Austin, playing cards, and there were the renegades.
    Chapters 48-49 (90% in)
  • Also, there were still renegade bands of Kiowas and Comanches loose on the plains.
    Chapters 54-55 (20% in)
  • Blue Duck might be dealing with some renegade chief with a taste for white women.
    Chapters 54-55 (21% in)
  • "I'm going to the Walls to kill that big renegade for you," Augustus said.
    Chapters 54-55 (54% in)
  • The renegade had out-traveled him.
    Chapters 56-57 (2% in)
  • It would likely just be a matter of shooting down two or three renegade buffalo hunters who had been too lazy to find honest work once the herds petered out.
    Chapters 56-57 (63% in)
  • Or a snake will bite him or a horse will fall on him, or he'll get hung, or one of his renegades will shoot him in the back.
    Chapters 58-59 (51% in)
  • "There are young renegades," Po said.
    Chapters 58-59 (82% in)
  • But what if some young renegade who didn't know he was famous killed him?
    Chapters 58-59 (89% in)
  • "Every mangy renegade that's left loose knows about this place.
    Chapters 60-61 (50% in)

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