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european_law_enforcement_organisation

  • noun police organization for the European Union; aims to improve effectiveness and cooperation among European police forces
    Europol.

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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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corps

  • noun an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
    army corps.
  • noun a body of people associated together
    • diplomatic corps

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afspc

  • noun a command of the United States Air Force that is responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations
    Air Force Space Command.

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patouiller

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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lock_away

  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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soldiership

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiering.

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bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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research_staff

  • noun a group of associated research workers in a university or library or laboratory

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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convoy

  • noun a procession of land vehicles traveling together
  • noun a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

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unpatrollable

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fire_watcher

  • noun (during World War II in Britain) someone whose duty was to watch for fires caused by bombs dropped from the air

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search_and_destroy_mission

  • noun an operation developed for United States troops in Vietnam; troops would move through a designated area destroying troops as they found them

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muhammad_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Mohammed Ali; Mehemet Ali.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Cassius Marcellus Clay; Ali.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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cruiser

  • noun a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
    squad car; police cruiser; prowl car; patrol car; police car.
  • noun a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer

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uriah

  • noun (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)

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providence

  • noun the guardianship and control exercised by a deity
    • divine providence
  • noun the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
    capital of Rhode Island.

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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musketry

  • noun musketeers and their muskets collectively
  • noun the technique of using small arms (especially in battle)

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insulate

  • verb protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
    • We had his bedroom insulated before winter came
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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airborne_patrol

  • noun a patrol provided by aircraft

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criminal_investigation_command

  • noun the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world
    CID.

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shut_away

  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; put away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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army_of_the_confederacy

  • noun the southern army during the American Civil War
    Confederate Army.

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friendly

  • noun troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
    • friendlies came to their rescue
  • adjective characteristic of or befitting a friend
    • friendly advice
    • a friendly neighborhood
    • the only friendly person here
    • a friendly host and hostess

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brigade

  • noun army unit smaller than a division
  • verb form or unite into a brigade

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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inter-service_support

  • noun action by one military service to provide logistic (or administrative) support to another military service

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valet_de_chambre

  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    man; gentleman; gentleman's gentleman; valet.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

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continental_army

  • noun the American army during the American Revolution

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overprotection

  • noun excessive protection
    momism; overshielding.

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mobilise

  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilize; call up.
  • verb get ready for war
    mobilize.

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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rearguard

  • noun a detachment assigned to protect the rear of a (retreating) military body

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lock_up

  • verb secure by locking
    • lock up the house before you go on vacation
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    shut up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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sentinel

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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overprotect

  • verb care for like a mother
    fuss; mother.
    • She fusses over her husband
  • verb protect excessively
    • Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Jan Christian Smuts.
  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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psychological_operation

  • noun military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
    psyop.

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harbor

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    haven; harbour; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbour.

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us_coast_guard

  • noun an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
    U. S. Coast Guard; United States Coast Guard.

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sensitising

  • noun rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
    sensitisation; sensitization; sensitizing.
  • verb cause to sense; make sensitive
    sensitise; sensitize.
    • She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    • My tongue became sensitized to good wine

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militarisation

  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    mobilisation; militarization; mobilization.

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army_unit

  • noun a military unit that is part of an army

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supplement

  • noun textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    postscript; addendum.
  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    supplementation.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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mujahidin

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
    mujahedin; mujahadeen; mujahadin; mujahadein; mujahideen; mujahedeen.
    • some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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storm_troops

  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    Sturmabteilung; SA.

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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poilu

  • noun a French soldier (especially in World War I)
  • noun thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game; southern U.S.
    chicken purloo; purloo.

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banzai_charge

  • noun a mass attack of troops without concern for casualties; originated by Japanese who accompanied it with yells of `banzai'
    banzai attack.

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sentry

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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pierre_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard.

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blitz

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    linebacker blitzing; safety blitz.
  • noun a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    blitzkrieg.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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cyber

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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bombardment

  • noun the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    outpouring; onslaught; barrage.
    • a barrage of questions
    • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
  • noun the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    battery; barrage fire; barrage; shelling.
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

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build_up

  • verb enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages
    • build up your savings
  • verb form or accumulate steadily
    progress; build; work up.
    • Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
    • Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border

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drug_enforcement_administration

  • noun federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
    Drug Enforcement Agency; DEA.

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warmonger

  • noun a person who advocates war or warlike policies
    militarist.

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mutual_aid

  • noun arrangements made between nations to assist each other
    international logistic support.

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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paramilitary_organisation

  • noun a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
    paramilitary unit; paramilitary organization; paramilitary; paramilitary force.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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military_campaign

  • noun several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    campaign.

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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assistance

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a resource
    aid; help.
    • visual aids in teaching

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foot_soldier

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; footslogger; marcher.
  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; subsidiary.

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valet

  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    valet de chambre; man; gentleman; gentleman's gentleman.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man
  • verb serve as a personal attendant to

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united_states_marines

  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy
    Marine Corps; US Marine Corps; USMC; United States Marine Corps.

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experiment

  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experimentation.
  • noun the testing of an idea
    experimentation.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories

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remilitarisation

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarization.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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self-preservation

  • noun preservation of yourself from harm; a natural or instinctive tendency

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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home_guard

  • noun a volunteer unit formed to defend the homeland while the regular army is fighting elsewhere

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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men

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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guerrilla_force

  • noun an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
    guerilla force.

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mothproof

  • verb protect from moths
    • mothproof woollen clothes during the summer
  • adjective satellite resistant to damage by moths
    moth-resistant.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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international_logistic_support

  • noun arrangements made between nations to assist each other
    mutual aid.

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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legionnaire

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    legionary.
  • noun a member of the American Legion

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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border_patrol

  • noun a group of officers who patrol the borders of a country

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percy

  • noun United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
    Walker Percy.
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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leadership

  • noun the activity of leading
    leading.
    • his leadership inspired the team
  • noun the body of people who lead a group
    leaders.
    • the national leadership adopted his plan

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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harbor_patrol

  • noun patrol of officers who police a harbor area

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sealing

  • noun the act of treating something to make it repel water
    waterproofing.
  • verb make tight; secure against leakage
    seal off; seal.
    • seal the windows

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air_corps

  • noun formerly the airborne division of the United States Army

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combined_operation

  • noun a military operation carried out cooperatively by two or more allied nations or a military operation carried out by coordination of sea, land, and air forces

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rank_and_file

  • noun the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
    rank.
    • the strike was supported by the union rank and file
    • he rose from the ranks to become a colonel
  • noun people who constitute the main body of any group

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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chemical_terrorism

  • noun terrorism using the chemical agents of chemical warfare; can undermine the personal security of citizens
    • a good agent for chemical terrorism should be colorless and odorless and inexpensive and readily available and not detectable until symptoms are experienced

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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amphibious_demonstration

  • noun an amphibious operation conducted for the purpose of deceiving the enemy and leading him into a course of action unfavorable to him

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regiment

  • noun army unit smaller than a division
  • verb subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization
    • regiment one's children

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wac

  • noun a member of the Women's Army Corps
  • noun an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
    Women's Army Corps.

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territorial_army

  • noun British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain

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scotland_yard

  • noun the detective department of the metropolitan police force of London
    New Scotland Yard.

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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manoeuver

  • verb act in order to achieve a certain goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre.
    • He maneuvered to get the chairmanship
    • She maneuvered herself into the directorship
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; steer.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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aggress

  • verb take the initiative and go on the offensive
    attack.
    • The Serbs attacked the village at night
    • The visiting team started to attack

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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troops

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; military personnel.
  • noun a group of soldiers
    troop.

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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thomas_wentworth_storrow_higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Higginson; Thomas Higginson.

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mobilisation

  • noun act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
    mobilization.
    • mobilization of the country's economic resources
  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    militarisation; militarization; mobilization.

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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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office_staff

  • noun professional or clerical workers in an office
    office.
    • the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard

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vehicle

  • noun a conveyance that transports people or objects
  • noun a medium for the expression or achievement of something
    • his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views
    • a congregation is a vehicle of group identity
    • the play was just a vehicle to display her talents

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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lobsterback

  • noun British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)
    redcoat.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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guardsman

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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sentry_duty

  • noun the duty of serving as a sentry
    guard; sentry go; guard duty.
    • he was on guard that night

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bioterrorism

  • noun terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
    biological terrorism.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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diversionary

  • adjective satellite (of tactics e.g.) likely or designed to confuse or deceive

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government_agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; agency; authority; bureau; federal agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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commander

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commandant.
  • noun someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

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military_reserve

  • noun armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
    reserve.

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direct_support

  • noun a mission requiring one force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly the supported force's request for assistance

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immunise

  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunize.
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunize; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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sayeret

  • noun Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions
    Sayeret Matkal; Sayeret Mat'kal.

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us_marine_corps

  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy
    Marine Corps; United States Marines; USMC; United States Marine Corps.

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reserves

  • noun civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
    militia.
  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty; reserve.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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management_personnel

  • noun personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities

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momism

  • noun excessive protection
    overprotection; overshielding.

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sa

  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    Sturmabteilung; Storm Troops.

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shielder

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; guardian.

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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onslaught

  • noun a sudden and severe onset of trouble
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onrush.
    • the attack began at dawn

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artillery

  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; gun.
  • noun an army unit that uses big guns
    artillery unit.

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law_enforcement

  • noun ensuring obedience to the laws

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coup_de_main

  • noun an attack without warning
    surprise attack.

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green_beret

  • noun a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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federal_law_enforcement_training_center

  • noun a center in the Department of that trains law enforcement professionals for more than seventy federal agencies
    FLETC.

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footslogger

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; foot soldier; marcher.

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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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educational

  • adjective relating to the process of education
    • educational psychology
  • adjective satellite providing knowledge
    • an educational film

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la_fayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.

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chevalier_de_bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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waterproof

  • noun any fabric impervious to water
  • noun a water-resistant coat
    raincoat.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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security_guard

  • noun a guard who keeps watch
    watcher; watchman.

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port_watcher

  • noun a watchman on a wharf
    portwatcher.

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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human_activity

  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human action; act.

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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nimrod

  • noun (Old Testament) a famous hunter

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sayeret_matkal

  • noun Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions
    sayeret; Sayeret Mat'kal.

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ruggedise

  • verb produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage
    ruggedize.
    • Detroit ruggedized the family car

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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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immobilisation

  • noun fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
    immobilization.
    • immobilization of the injured knee was necessary
  • noun the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
    immobilizing; immobilization.
    • the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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marie_joseph_paul_yves_roch_gilbert_du_motier

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.

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work_force

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; men; workforce.

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full_complement

  • noun number needed to make up a whole force
    complement.
    • a full complement of workers

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police_force

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him

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terrorist

  • noun 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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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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faculty

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; module.
  • noun the body of teachers and administrators at a school
    staff.
    • the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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fletc

  • noun a center in the Department of that trains law enforcement professionals for more than seventy federal agencies
    Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

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peacekeeping_operation

  • noun the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
    peacekeeping mission; peacekeeping.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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guerilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; insurgent; irregular.

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air_cover

  • noun the use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations

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paramilitary_unit

  • noun a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
    paramilitary organization; paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary organisation.

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manpower

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; work force; men; workforce.

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psyop

  • noun military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
    psychological operation.

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bank_guard

  • noun a security guard at a bank

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highlander

  • noun a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Scottish Highlander.

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headquarters

  • noun (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise
    central office; main office; home office; home base.
    • many companies have their headquarters in New York
  • noun the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command
    military headquarters; HQ.
    • the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents

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financial_crimes_enforcement_network

  • noun a law enforcement agency of the Treasury Department responsible for establishing and implementing policies to detect money laundering
    FinCEN.

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newsroom

  • noun the staff of a newspaper or the news department of a periodical
    • every newspaper editor is criticized by the newsroom
  • noun an office in which news is processed by a newspaper or news agency or television or radio station

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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sensitizing

  • noun rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
    sensitisation; sensitization; sensitising.
  • verb make sensitive or aware
    sensify; sensitise; sensibilise; sensibilize; sensitize.
    • He was not sensitized to her emotional needs

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gendarmerie

  • noun French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively
    gendarmery.

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geographic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographical.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographical.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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soldiering

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiership.
  • noun the evasion of work or duty
    slacking; shirking; goofing off; goldbricking.

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standing_army

  • noun a permanent army of paid soldiers

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shield

  • noun a protective covering or structure
  • noun armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
    buckler.

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harry_hotspur

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Hotspur.

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juan_domingo_peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Peron.

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pierre_de_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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army_intelligence

  • noun an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders
    AI.

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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mission

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; missionary post; missionary station.
  • noun an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    military mission.
    • the planes were on a bombing mission

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immunisation

  • noun the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
    immunization.

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point_man

  • noun someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
    • he is the president's point man on economic issues
  • noun a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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fortify

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb enclose by or as if by a fortification
    fort.

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fincen

  • noun a law enforcement agency of the Treasury Department responsible for establishing and implementing policies to detect money laundering
    Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

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gentleman's_gentleman

  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    valet de chambre; man; gentleman; valet.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

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meuse

  • noun a European river; flows into the North Sea
    Meuse River.
  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
    Argonne Forest; Argonne; Meuse-Argonne operation; Meuse River; Meuse-Argonne.

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bombing

  • noun an attack by dropping bombs
    bombardment.
  • noun the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists

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raf

  • noun the airforce of Great Britain
    Royal Air Force.
  • noun a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
    Red Army Faction.

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fedayeen

  • noun (plural) Arab guerrillas who operate mainly against Israel

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secret_police

  • noun a police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition)

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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monitor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    proctor.
  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    admonisher; reminder.

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scout_troop

  • noun a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
    scout group; troop.

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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environmentalism

  • noun the philosophical doctrine that environment is more important than heredity in determining intellectual growth
  • noun the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction

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territorial

  • noun nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
  • noun a territorial military unit
    territorial reserve.

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ruggedisation

  • noun the act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist wear or abuse)
    ruggedization.

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headquarters_staff

  • noun military staff stationed at headquarters

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strafe

  • noun an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane
    • the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields
  • verb attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane
    • civilians were strafed in an effort to force the country's surrender

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sas

  • noun a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
    Special Air Service.
  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    Sturmabteilung; SA; Storm Troops.

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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lookout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun an elevated post affording a wide view
    observation post.

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nij

  • noun the law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice
    National Institute of Justice.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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put_away

  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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elementary

  • adjective satellite easy and not involved or complicated
    simple; unproblematic; uncomplicated.
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
    • the elementary grades
    • elementary teachers

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interdepartmental_support

  • noun provision of logistic (or administrative) support by one or more of the military services to one or more departments or agencies of the United States government
    interagency support.

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detachment

  • noun avoiding emotional involvement
    withdrawal.
  • noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    disengagement.

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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hands

  • noun (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    custody.
    • my fate is in your hands
    • too much power in the president's hands
    • your guests are now in my custody
    • the mother was awarded custody of the children
  • noun the force of workers available
    manpower; work force; men; workforce.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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detach

  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it
  • verb separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment
    • detach a regiment

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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baby-sit

  • verb take watchful responsibility for
    • I baby-sit the neighbor's plants when she is out of town
  • verb work or act as a baby-sitter; I have too much homework to do"
    sit.
    • I cannot baby-sit tonight

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firing_party

  • noun a squad formed to fire volleys at a military funeral or to carry out a military execution
    firing squad.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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combat_mission

  • noun a mission to capture or defend something

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great_care

  • noun more attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons
    • the pilot exercised great care in landing

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body_guard

  • verb accompany and protect from physical harm

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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ethan_allen

  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
    Allen.

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janissary

  • noun a loyal supporter
    • every politician has a following of janissaries
  • noun a Turkish soldier

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armoured

  • adjective used of animals; provided with protective covering
    armored.
  • verb equip with armor
    armor; armour.

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duty_assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    assignment.
    • hazardous duty

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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militarization

  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    mobilisation; militarisation; mobilization.

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ruggedization

  • noun the act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist wear or abuse)
    ruggedisation.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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task_force

  • noun a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
  • noun a semipermanent unit created to carry out a continuing task

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confederate_soldier

  • noun a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

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gird

  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border
  • verb put a girdle on or around
    girdle.
    • gird your loins

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petersburg

  • noun a town in southeastern Virginia (south of Richmond); scene of heavy fighting during the American Civil War
  • noun the final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee
    Petersburg Campaign.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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phalanx

  • noun any of the bones of the fingers or toes
  • noun any closely ranked crowd of people

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maintenance_staff

  • noun those in a business responsible for maintaining the physical plant
    service staff.

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summon

  • verb call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    summons; cite.
  • verb ask to come
    • summon a lawyer

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usmc

  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy
    Marine Corps; US Marine Corps; United States Marines; United States Marine Corps.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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law_enforcement_agency

  • noun an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws

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private_security_force

  • noun a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
    security force.

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lighthorse_harry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Henry Lee; Lee.

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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defend

  • verb argue or speak in defense of
    support; fend for.
    • She supported the motion to strike
  • verb be on the defensive; act against an attack

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operation_desert_storm

  • noun the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)

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air_force

  • noun the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
    airforce.
  • noun the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
    US Air Force; USAF; United States Air Force; U. S. Air Force.

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fedayeen_saddam

  • noun a feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents
    Saddam's Martyrs.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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air_division

  • noun a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
    division.

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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portwatcher

  • noun a watchman on a wharf
    port watcher.

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blitzkrieg

  • noun a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    blitz.
  • verb fight a quick and surprising war

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army_corps

  • noun an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
    corps.

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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intervention

  • noun the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    intercession.
    • it occurs without human intervention
  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    interference.

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integrated

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; incorporated; unified.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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kosciusko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciuszko.

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troop

  • noun a group of soldiers
  • noun a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

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mounties

  • noun the federal police force of Canada
    Royal Canadian Mounted Police; RCMP.
  • noun colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    Mountie.

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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military_service

  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    armed service; service.
  • noun land tenure by service in the lord's army

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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idf

  • noun the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
    Israeli Defense Force.

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confederate_army

  • noun the southern army during the American Civil War
    Army of the Confederacy.

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magic_trick

  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    magic; thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; illusion.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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chucker-out

  • noun a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting
    bouncer.

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republican_guard

  • noun formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad

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mobilize

  • verb make ready for action or use
    mobilise; marshal; summon.
    • marshal resources
  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilise; call up.

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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u._s._army

  • noun the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    Army; United States Army; USA; US Army.

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royal_air_force

  • noun the airforce of Great Britain
    RAF.

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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training

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; grooming.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    education; breeding.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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squad

  • noun a smallest army unit
  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    team.

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hostile

  • noun troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
    • the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles
  • adjective characterized by enmity or ill will
    • a hostile nation
    • a hostile remark
    • hostile actions

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schutzstaffel

  • noun special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps
    SS.

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route

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; itinerary.
  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    road.

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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narcoterrorism

  • noun the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac.

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interagency_support

  • noun provision of logistic (or administrative) support by one or more of the military services to one or more departments or agencies of the United States government
    interdepartmental support.

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door_guard

  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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mujahadein

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
    mujahedin; mujahadeen; mujahadin; mujahideen; mujahidin; mujahedeen.
    • some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

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atf

  • noun the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson
    Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.

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henry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Lee; Lighthorse Harry Lee.

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infantryman

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    foot soldier; footslogger; marcher.

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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kosciuszko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciusko.

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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militarism

  • noun a political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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preservation

  • noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    saving.
  • noun the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

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randomized

  • adjective satellite set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
    randomised.
  • verb arrange in random order
    randomize; randomise.
    • Randomize the order of the numbers

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hostile_expedition

  • noun a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
    military expedition; expedition.

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insulation

  • noun the state of being isolated or detached
    insularism; detachment; insularity.
    • the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel
  • noun a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
    insulant; insulating material.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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banzai

  • noun a Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph

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gestapo

  • noun the secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods

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argonne_forest

  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
    Argonne; Meuse-Argonne operation; Meuse River; Meuse-Argonne; Meuse.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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military_force

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    military unit; force; military group.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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us_army

  • noun the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    Army; U. S. Army; United States Army; USA.

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simulated_military_operation

  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; manoeuvre.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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escort

  • noun someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
    bodyguard.
  • noun the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
    accompaniment.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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militarise

  • verb lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
    militarize.
    • militarize Germany again after the war
  • verb adopt for military use
    militarize.
    • militarize the Civil Service

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nuclear_terrorism

  • noun the use of a nuclear device by a terrorist organization to cause massive devastation or the use (or threat of use) of fissionable radioactive materials
    • assaults on nuclear power plants is one form of nuclear terrorism

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amphibious_assault

  • noun an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships

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accompany

  • verb be present or associated with an event or entity
    attach to; come with; go with.
    • French fries come with the hamburger
    • heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue
    • fish usually goes with white wine
    • this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries
  • verb go or travel along with
    • The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere

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para

  • noun (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
    parity.
    • the parity of the mother must be considered
    • a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children
  • noun 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

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night_watchman

  • noun a watchman who works during the night

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accompaniment

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; co-occurrence.
  • noun a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
    backup; support; musical accompaniment.

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sir_henry_percy

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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terrorist_act

  • noun 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
    terrorism; act of terrorism.

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bodyguard

  • noun someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
    escort.
  • noun a group of men who escort and protect some important person

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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waterproofing

  • noun the act of treating something to make it repel water
    sealing.
  • noun a coating capable of making a surface waterproof

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wilderness_campaign

  • noun American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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man-at-arms

  • noun a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

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national_institute_of_justice

  • noun the law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice
    NIJ.

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saddam's_martyrs

  • noun a feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents
    Fedayeen Saddam.

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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lookout_man

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; scout; spotter; sentinel.

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gathering

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    assemblage.
  • noun the social act of assembling
    assembly; assemblage.
    • they demanded the right of assembly

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spotter

  • noun a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
  • noun a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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military_ceremony

  • noun a formal ceremony performed by military personnel
  • noun a military custom performed in observance of some event or anniversary

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united_states_coast_guard

  • noun an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
    U. S. Coast Guard; US Coast Guard.

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pedestrian

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; footer.
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    prosaic; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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sturmabteilung

  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    SA; Storm Troops.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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demonstration

  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    presentation; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration
  • noun a show of military force or preparedness
    • he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations

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spearhead

  • noun someone who leads or initiates an activity (attack or campaign etc.)
  • noun the leading military unit in an attack

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amphibious

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
    amphibian.
  • adjective operating or living on land and in water
    • amphibious vehicles
    • amphibious operations
    • amphibious troops
    • frogs are amphibious animals

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home_reserve

  • noun United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
    National Guard.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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keep_guard

  • verb watch over so as to protect
    stand guard; stand watch; stand sentinel.
    • We must stand sentinel to protect ourselves
    • The jewels over which they kept guard were stolen

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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self-defense

  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-protection; self-defence.

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okinawa

  • noun the largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands
  • noun a campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign for the Americans
    Okinawa campaign.

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onset

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    oncoming.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    attack; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn

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peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Juan Domingo Peron.

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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destroy

  • verb do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
    destruct.
    • The fire destroyed the house
  • verb destroy completely; damage irreparably
    ruin.
    • You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
    • The tears ruined her make-up

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armed_service

  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    military service; service.

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tank_driver

  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tanker.

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sensitization

  • noun the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
    sensitisation.
  • noun (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    sensitisation.

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marquis_de_lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Lafayette.

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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simulated

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    faux; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide
  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy; simulate.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings

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civil_defense

  • noun activities organized by civilians for their own protection in time of war or disaster

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equipping

  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    armament; arming.
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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logistic_support

  • noun assistance between and within military commands
    logistic assistance.

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paramilitary_organization

  • noun a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
    paramilitary unit; paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary organisation.

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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air_combat_command

  • noun a command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft
    ACC.

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united_states_marshals_service

  • noun the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
    US Marshals Service; Marshals.

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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united_states_army_rangers

  • noun a specially trained elite unit of the United States Army

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infantry

  • noun an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
    foot.
    • there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot

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unknown_soldier

  • noun an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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t._e._lawrence

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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military_personnel

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; troops.
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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mechanized_cavalry

  • noun an armored unit of a modern army equipped with motor vehicles

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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daniel_morgan

  • noun soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
    Morgan.

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air_unit

  • noun a military unit that is part of the airforce

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shielding

  • noun the act of shielding from harm
  • noun a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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drug_enforcement_agency

  • noun federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
    Drug Enforcement Administration; DEA.

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armament

  • noun weaponry used by military or naval force
  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    arming; equipping.

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military_police

  • noun a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
    MP.

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soldiery

  • noun soldiers collectively
    troops; military personnel.

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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federal_bureau_of_prisons

  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    BoP.

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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israeli_defense_force

  • noun the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
    IDF.

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federal_judiciary

  • noun the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws

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reenforce

  • verb make stronger
    reinforce.
    • he reinforced the concrete

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shore_patrol

  • noun the military police of the navy

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weekend_warrior

  • noun a homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done)
  • noun a reservist who fulfills the military obligation on weekends

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crime

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; law-breaking; offense; criminal offence.
    • a long record of crimes
  • noun an evil act not necessarily punishable by law
    • crimes of the heart

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case_study

  • noun a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
  • noun a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view

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manoeuvre

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; tactics; tactic.
  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; simulated military operation.

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security_force

  • noun a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
    private security force.

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dispute

  • noun a disagreement or argument about something important
    difference of opinion; difference; conflict.
    • he had a dispute with his wife
    • there were irreconcilable differences
    • the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats
  • noun coming into conflict with
    contravention.

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sponsor

  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    patron; supporter.
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    presenter.

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pistoleer

  • noun someone armed with a pistol (especially a soldier so armed)

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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cannon_fodder

  • noun soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
    fodder; fresh fish.

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watching

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; observation.
  • verb look attentively
    watch.
    • watch a basketball game

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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red_hand_defenders

  • noun a paramilitary group of Protestants in Northern Ireland that tries to prevent any political settlement with the Irish Republic; attacks interests of Catholic civilians in Northern Ireland; responsible for arson and bombing and murder
    RHD.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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standard-bearer

  • noun an outstanding leader of a political movement
  • noun the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle
    color bearer.

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thomas_higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson.

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praetorian_guard

  • noun a member of the Praetorian Guard
    Praetorian.
  • noun the elite bodyguard of a Roman Emperor in ancient Rome

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trip_wire

  • noun a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
  • noun a wire stretched close to the ground that activates something (a trap or camera or weapon) when tripped over

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report

  • noun a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    written report; study.
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  • noun the act of informing by verbal report
    account.
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple

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hotspur

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur.
  • noun a rash or impetuous person

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baby-sitter

  • noun a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
    sitter; babysitter.

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warfare

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    war.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun an active struggle between competing entities
    war.
    • a price war
    • a war of wits
    • diplomatic warfare

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flanker

  • noun a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver
    flanker back.
  • noun a soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation

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enemy

  • noun an opposing military force
    • the enemy attacked at dawn
  • noun an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
    foeman; opposition; foe.
    • a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

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ecoterrorism

  • noun violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists
    ecological warfare; eco-warfare; ecological terrorism.

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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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variolization

  • noun the obsolete process of inoculating a susceptible person with material taken from a vesicle of a person who has smallpox
    variolation.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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legionary

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    legionnaire.

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temple

  • noun place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  • noun the flat area on either side of the forehead
    • the veins in his temple throbbed

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peacekeeping_mission

  • noun the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
    peacekeeping operation; peacekeeping.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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military_group

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    military unit; force; military force.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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search_mission

  • noun a mission to discover something

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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logistic

  • adjective of or relating to logistics
    logistical.
    • logistic requirements

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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allen

  • noun United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
    Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen; Gracie Allen; Gracie.
  • noun United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    Woody Allen; Allen Stewart Konigsberg.

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squadron

  • noun a cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms
  • noun an air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group

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terrorist_attack

  • noun a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aims

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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sitter

  • noun an organism (person or animal) that sits
  • noun Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)
    Willem de Sitter.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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sensitisation

  • noun the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
    sensitization.
  • noun (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    sensitization.

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reinforce

  • verb make stronger
    reenforce.
    • he reinforced the concrete
  • verb strengthen and support with rewards
    reward.
    • Let's reinforce good behavior

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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ordinary_care

  • noun the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
    due care; reasonable care.

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reinforcement

  • noun a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
    support; reenforcement.
    • they called for artillery support
  • noun information that makes more forcible or convincing
    reenforcement.
    • his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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immobilization

  • noun fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
    immobilisation.
    • immobilization of the injured knee was necessary
  • noun the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
    immobilisation; immobilizing.
    • the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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biological_terrorism

  • noun terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
    bioterrorism.

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fatigue_duty

  • noun labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)
    fatigue.
    • the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson
    • they were assigned to kitchen fatigues

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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diversionary_attack

  • noun an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
    diversion.

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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gentleman

  • noun a man of refinement
  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    valet de chambre; man; gentleman's gentleman; valet.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

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watch_out

  • verb be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
    look out; watch.
    • Watch out for pickpockets!

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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bureau

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; agency; authority; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    chest; chest of drawers; dresser.

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inoculating

  • noun the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity
    vaccinating.
    • doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating
  • verb introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of
    inoculate.
    • My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs

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military_unit

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    force; military group; military force.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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stratified

  • adjective satellite arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
    ranked; graded.
    • stratified areas of the distribution
  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    stratify.
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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ranker

  • noun a commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status
  • noun an enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces

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complementary

  • noun either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
    complementary color.
    • yellow and blue are complementaries
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
    • `male' and `female' are complementary terms

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complement

  • noun a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
  • noun a complete number or quantity
    • a full complement

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remilitarization

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarisation.

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allied_command_europe

  • noun a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey
    ACE.

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luftwaffe

  • noun the German airforce
    German Luftwaffe.

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trooper

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    cavalryman.
  • noun a mounted policeman

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incident

  • noun a single distinct event
  • noun a public disturbance
    • the police investigated an incident at the bus station

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meuse_river

  • noun a European river; flows into the North Sea
    Meuse.
  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
    Argonne Forest; Argonne; Meuse-Argonne operation; Meuse-Argonne; Meuse.

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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mujahideen

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
    mujahedin; mujahadeen; mujahadin; mujahadein; mujahidin; mujahedeen.
    • some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

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provost_guard

  • noun a detachment under the command of a provost marshall

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fire_watching

  • noun (during World War II in Britain) watching for fires started by bombs that dropped from the sky

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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protect

  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
  • verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry

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outcome

  • noun something that results
    final result; termination; result; resultant.
    • he listened for the results on the radio
  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; consequence; upshot; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event

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territorial_reserve

  • noun a territorial military unit
    territorial.

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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service_staff

  • noun those in a business responsible for maintaining the physical plant
    maintenance staff.

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selective

  • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    • the school was very selective in its admissions

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subsequent

  • adjective following in time or order
    • subsequent developments

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grooming

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; training.
  • noun the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
    dressing.

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protector

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; shielder; guardian.

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guerrilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerilla; insurgent; irregular.

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ground_attack

  • noun an attack by ground troops

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redcoat

  • noun British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)
    lobsterback.

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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battery

  • noun group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    electric battery.

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immunize

  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunise.
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunise; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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guerilla_force

  • noun an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
    guerrilla force.

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call_up

  • noun an order to report for military duty
  • verb bring forward for consideration
    bring forward.
    • The case was called up in court

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afvs

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meuse-argonne

  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
    Argonne Forest; Argonne; Meuse-Argonne operation; Meuse River; Meuse.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Thomas Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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mobilization

  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    mobilisation; militarisation; militarization.
  • noun act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
    mobilisation.
    • mobilization of the country's economic resources

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patroller

  • noun someone on patrol duty; an individual or a member of a group that patrols an area

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cid

  • noun the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world
    Criminal Investigation Command.

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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marine_corps

  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy
    US Marine Corps; United States Marines; USMC; United States Marine Corps.

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german_luftwaffe

  • noun the German airforce
    Luftwaffe.

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combined

  • adjective made or joined or united into one
  • verb have or possess in combination
    combine; unite.
    • she unites charm with a good business sense

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maintenance

  • noun activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    upkeep; care.
    • he wrote the manual on car care
  • noun means of maintenance of a family or group

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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screener

  • noun a guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint

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variolation

  • noun the obsolete process of inoculating a susceptible person with material taken from a vesicle of a person who has smallpox
    variolization.

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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counterattack

  • noun an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
    countermove.
  • noun (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
    counterplay.

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mujahedeen

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
    mujahedin; mujahadeen; mujahadin; mujahadein; mujahideen; mujahidin.
    • some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

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paratroops

  • noun infantry trained and equipped to parachute

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lockup

  • noun jail in a local police station
  • noun the act of locking something up to protect it
    locking.

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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mohammed_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Muhammad Ali; Mehemet Ali.

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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united_states_army

  • noun the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    Army; U. S. Army; USA; US Army.

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state-sponsored_terrorism

  • noun terrorism practiced by a government against its own people or in support of international terrorism

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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basic_training

  • noun the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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marines

  • noun members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; Marine; leatherneck.

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watcher

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; spectator.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a guard who keeps watch
    security guard; watchman.

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shut_up

  • verb refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
    close up; belt up; button up; clam up; be quiet; dummy up; keep mum.
    • The children shut up when their father approached
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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gentleman

  • noun a man of refinement
  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    valet de chambre; man; gentleman's gentleman; valet.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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airforce

  • noun the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
    air force.

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vaccinating

  • noun the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity
    inoculating.
    • doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunise; immunize; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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trainband

  • noun a company of militia in England or America from the 16th century to the 18th century

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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countermove

  • noun an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
    counterattack.

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nonpatrol

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marshals

  • noun the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
    US Marshals Service; United States Marshals Service.
  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall; marshal.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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reconnaissance

  • noun the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
    reconnaissance mission.
    • an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

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guardianship

  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; tutelage; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; safekeeping.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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horse_cavalry

  • noun troops trained to fight on horseback
    cavalry; horse.
    • 500 horse led the attack
  • noun an army unit mounted on horseback

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international_law_enforcement_agency

  • noun an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement

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echelon

  • noun a body of troops arranged in a line
  • noun a diffraction grating consisting of a pile of plates of equal thickness arranged stepwise with a constant offset

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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line_personnel

  • noun personnel having direct job performance responsibilities

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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doorman

  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; door guard; doorkeeper; porter; hall porter.

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covert_operation

  • noun an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor

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conserve

  • noun fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
    preserve; preserves; conserves.
  • verb keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change
    • Energy is conserved in this process

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self-protection

  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-defense; self-defence.

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keep_company

  • verb be a companion to somebody
    company; accompany; companion.

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incursion

  • noun the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)
    • the incursion of television into the American living room
  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    penetration.

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eco-warfare

  • noun violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists
    ecological warfare; ecoterrorism; ecological terrorism.

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coastguard

  • noun a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters

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gendarmery

  • noun French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively
    gendarmerie.

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locking

  • noun the act of locking something up to protect it
    lockup.
  • verb fasten with a lock
    lock.
    • lock the bike to the fence

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self-defence

  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-protection; self-defense.

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randomization

  • noun a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance
    randomisation.

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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terrorism

  • noun 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
    terrorist act; act of terrorism.

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subunit

  • noun a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
    fractional monetary unit.

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press_gang

  • noun a detachment empowered to force civilians to serve in the army or navy

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militaristic

  • adjective satellite imbued with militarism

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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marcher

  • noun an inhabitant of a border district
  • noun walks with regular or stately step
    parader.

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ecological_warfare

  • noun violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists
    ecoterrorism; eco-warfare; ecological terrorism.

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assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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workforce

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; men.

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companion

  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; associate.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
  • noun a traveler who accompanies you
    fellow traveller; fellow traveler.

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diversion

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    recreation.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    deviation; digression; deflexion; deflection; divagation.
    • a diversion from the main highway
    • a digression into irrelevant details
    • a deflection from his goal

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cyberwar

  • noun an assault on electronic communication networks
    cyber-terrorism.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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thomas_edward_lawrence

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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seigneur_de_bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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look_out

  • verb be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
    watch out; watch.
    • Watch out for pickpockets!
  • verb to protect someone's interests
    • A man's gotta look out for his family

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bouncer

  • noun a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting
    chucker-out.

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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contras

  • noun a Nicaraguan counterrevolutionary guerrilla force from 1979 to 1990; it opposed a left-wing government, with support from the United States
  • noun a member of the guerrilla force that opposed a left-wing government in Nicaragua
    Contra.

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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command

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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commando

  • noun a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
    ranger.
  • noun an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory

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jawan

  • noun (India) a private soldier or male constable

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protective_covering

  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protection; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors
  • noun the tough natural covering of some organisms

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bureau_of_alcohol_tobacco_and_firearms

  • noun the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson
    ATF.

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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tutor

  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    coach; private instructor.
  • verb be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction
    • She tutored me in Spanish

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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prevention

  • noun the act of preventing
    bar.
    • there was no bar against leaving
    • money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

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coup

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    takeover; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a brilliant and notable success

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slight_care

  • noun such care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise

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arming

  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    armament; equipping.
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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armour

  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armor.
  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armor.

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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pesh_merga

  • noun a Kurdish guerrilla force in Iraqi Kurdistan

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detail

  • noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    item; point.
    • several of the details are similar
    • a point of information
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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cavalryman

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    trooper.
  • noun a soldier mounted on horseback
    trooper.
    • a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount

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lawrence_of_arabia

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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information_gathering

  • noun the act of collecting information

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