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synonyms for holy war

  • crusade
  • holy crusade
  • jihad
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He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
We were now masters of the whole country, and the war was apparently at an end.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
From the very first of the war their work was to help exterminate the guerrilla bands which infested the State.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLY WAR

  • cause
  • demonstration
  • drive
  • evangelism
  • expedition
  • holy war
  • jihad
  • march
  • movement
  • push
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