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noun as in cannon fodder


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Many locals rallied to push the armed groups out, but some militiamen remain there until today.

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Albemarle committeemen and militiamen saw the Protestant associators’ words as a challenge to the revolutionary state.

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A few minutes later, Joyce was killed, shot in the back by a Somali militiaman.

The second Shabiha militiaman, 28-year-old named Ahmed al-Daran, was in equally bad shape.

In this clip, a group of rebels has allegedly seized a Basij militiaman, and is debating the next course of action.

The militiaman raised his head, and White Bear saw tears glistening in the morning sun as they ran down his cheeks.

One militiaman, a young lad named Ted Kennedy, refused to serve, claiming that it was the same as strike duty.

Twice the soldiers fired on the mob, killing several, and one militiaman was stabbed in the dark.

The unknown rider reins his steed back on his haunches right in the path of a broad-shouldered militiaman.

The bullet from the militiaman's gun whistled within an inch of Frank James' ear as it sped on its harmless mission.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to militiaman, such as: food for powder, fresh fish, and trooper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.