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synonyms for special forces

  • Green Berets
  • commandos
  • elite troops
  • guerrilla troops
  • paratroops
  • rangers
  • rapid deployment force
  • shock troops
  • storm troops
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He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Diplococci without capsules are common in the sputum, but have no special significance.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Will the new issues promptly retire when their special task is over?
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Instead of the expected general amnesty, only a few special pardons were granted.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The result of this mission was eminently successful; a special treaty was drawn up and Spain sold Louisiana to France.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Concurrently with it there will be going on, as I have said, a man's special technical training.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
They don't seem to think there would be much good gained by begging for special favours through routine channels.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
For every detail is so marvellously symmetrical that no one is dwarfed, no one challenges special attention.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He carried this war of extermination up to Ilocos, where, little by little, his forces deserted him.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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