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henchman

noun aide, ally, assassin, backer, colleague, confidante, enforcer, follower, hatchet man, heavy, hired gun, hit man, right-hand man, supporter, thug, tool
See also: abettor, coactor, coadjutant
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PANTO BADDIES Gregor, with Des Clarke above, and Tony playing Hector the Henchman in previous outings
Beyond this trio, there are many other henchman wannabes who are serving as ministers, secretaries and advisers, all of whom help fulfill tasks given to them by key ringleaders.
Henchman lived a busy life as a distinguished man in the community.
FORMER Plaid Cymru president Dafydd Wigley is a blood relative of Murray the Hump, a gangster henchman of Al Capone who specialised in blackmail, extortion, racketeering and murder.
No trace of Saddam Hussein's top henchman - real name Ali Hassan al-Majid - was found and of the 10 family members who died, several were children.
Much of the book is an episodic fabric of interwoven themes: the contest between the guilelessness of nature and the exigencies of "progress"; the integrity of village life versus the villainy of urban power politics; the rigid morality of orthodox religion (represented by Preacher Moncrieff) set against the humanism of Jamieson's warm-hearted, salty, Nietzsche-reading Grandma Hardiman (whose credo is "worldly pleasure is sacred"); and the virtue of those like the hobo Hammy contrasted with the unscrupulous Curley and his local henchman, Lawyer Kincaid.
Bosola, the cardinal's henchman, strangles the duchess and her children and later murders Antonio.
COTABATO CITY , Philippines Authorities yesterday arrested a senior henchman of Abu Sayyaf leader Furudji Indama in Maluso, Basilan.
One of Hamilton's associates cut off a young man's finger and tried to gouge his eye out MURDeReD henchman with a spoon.
Aurangzeb casts Arjun both as a real estate don's henchman and his lookalike who is planted by the police in the henchman's place as an informer.
Isaac alleges that Jimmy Henchman hired him to rob Tupac.