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terrorism
  • 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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terrorist
  • n  a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities
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terrorist act
  • 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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terrorist attack
  • n  a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aims
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terrorist cell
  • n  a cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members)
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terrorist group
  • n  a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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terrorist organization
  • n  a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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terrorization
  • n  the act of inspiring with fear
  • n  an act of terrorism
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terry
  • n  English actress (1847-1928)
  • n  a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
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terry cloth
  • n  a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
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terrycloth
  • n  a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
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tertiary syphilis
  • n  the third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs especially the brain and spinal cord as well as the heart and liver
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tertium quid
  • n  some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both
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tertry
  • n  a battle in France in 687 among the descendants of Clovis
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tertullian
  • n  Carthaginian theologian whose writing influenced early Christian theology (160-230)
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