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Smiles, or lack thereof, did not bring down the Ancient Regime, of course.

Israel tapped her to bring down the masterminds behind the 1972 Olympic massacre.

And, then, what weapons actually were used to bring down the World Trade Center and blast into the Pentagon?

AQAP has tried to bring down U.S.-bound airliners three times using bombs he helped design or build.

Even an old shoulder-fired ground-to-air missile can bring down a plane that is taking off or landing.

One retrograde or timid step would open the eyes of men, and bring down ruin on the Pantamorphica.

In another case a man's house was burning, and he offered $5,000 to any one who would bring down his wife dead or alive.

His eldest daughter suddenly put a stop to his enthusiasm by asking him rather coldly, "who the train was to bring down."

It is an effort of virtue, for it will bring down many a bitter taunt and hard word upon his faithful head. '

Schwartzmann—who would put an end to his life as casually as he would bring down a squirrel from one of those trees!


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bring down, such as: abase, cut down, damage, drop, fell, and floor.

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