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  • terrorism terrorism  /ˈtɛ rə ˌrɪ zəm/ ?  the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against…

    terrorism meaning(s) 

    • (n) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

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    terrorism usage(s)

    1. You could call George Habash, a Palestinian leader who died in Amman on Saturday at the age of 82, the godfather of Middle East terrorism.
    2. Acts of terrorism may be isolated, but sometimes they add up to an epidemic of violence.
  • terrorist terrorist  /ˈtɛ rə rɪst/ ?  a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes…
  • terrorist act terrorist act  the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians…
  • terrorist attack terrorist attack  a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against…
  • terrorist cell terrorist cell  a cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members)
  • terrorist group terrorist group  a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
  • terrorist organization terrorist organization  a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve…
  • terrorization terrorization  /ˌtɛ rə raɪ ˈzɛɪ ʃən/ ?  the act of inspiring with fear
  • terrorize terrorize  /ˈtɛ rə ˌraɪz/ ?  coerce by violence or with threats
  • terry terry  /ˈtɛ ri/ ?  English actress (1847-1928)
  • terry cloth terry cloth  a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make…
  • terry towel terry towel  a bath towel with rough loose pile
  • terrycloth terrycloth  a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make…
  • terse terse  /ˈtɜrs/ ?  brief and to the point; effectively cut short
  • tersely tersely  /ˈtɜrsli/ ?  in a short and concise manner
  • terseness terseness  /ˈtɜrs nəs/ ?  a neatly short and concise expressive style
  • tertian tertian  /ˈtɜr ʃən/ ?  relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other…
  • tertiary tertiary  /ˈtɜr ʃə ri/ ?  coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
  • tertiary period tertiary period  from 63 million to 2 million years ago
  • tertiary syphilis tertiary syphilis  the third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs…
  • tertigravida tertigravida  a woman who is pregnant for the third time
  • tertium quid tertium quid  some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both
  • tertry tertry  a battle in France in 687 among the descendants of Clovis
  • tertullian tertullian  /tɜr ˈtə lɪən/ ?  Carthaginian theologian whose writing influenced early Christian…
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