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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

person, usually a member of a group, who uses or advocates violence or threats of violence, esp., in pursuit of politcal goals; person who terrorizes or frightens others with violence; of, pertaining to, or characteristic of terrorism or terrorists

Usage examples (35)
  • Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega lashes out at a century of what he called terroristic U.S. aggression in Central America.
  • Law and Order has referred to some of these as an example of what the ANC is involved in, in what he called terroristic activities.
  • That ` s called a terroristic threat under the law.
  • GRACE: I don ` t know if you ` re familiar with the charge called terroristic threats. for more
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