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use "ruffian" in a sentence

After she angrily refuses, Achi creates an illusion of Airan on a ruffian-infested train, tricking Airan into shooting Saki.

The greatest ruffian, the most hardened violator of the laws of society, is not altogether without it.

Airan wakes up on a
leather-clad motorcyclist stomped on stage, ruefully contemplated the wheel, turned to the audience, pulled off the helmet, and shook out her long blond hair.

We trudged on up the wooden steps towards the top of the stand. A group of men sat around an aging figure with a cloth cap, nodding ruefully.

Not that he had ever experienced a long-term relationship of either sort, he thought, ruefully, and at fifty-five his chances must be decreasing.

Forced to kill his brother-in-law, who has begun to sniff around the circumstances of Mimi's kidnap, Morris thinks, ruefully, "Oh shit! Kevin smiled ruefully, and stroked Bluebell for what might be the last time, although Piotr had provided him with photographs of the pair of them.

Because everyone's a winner, she thought ruefully.

Well for something's sake," she looked at the golden Norn ruefully, "You know I can't even blaspheme? 'When I saw this,' he said ruefully, 'I knew my chances of a First were gone.' 'Pity', says Mr Davis, ruefully.

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