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synonyms for terrorism

  • assassination
  • bloodshed
  • crime
  • destruction
  • felony
  • homicide
  • lynching
  • manslaughter
  • massacre
  • shooting
  • annihilation
  • blood
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • death
  • hit
  • liquidation
  • off
  • offing
  • foul play
  • one-way ticket
  • rub out
  • taking out
  • the business
  • the works
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How to use terrorism in a sentence

This is a report that analyzes the terrorism threat to the US homeland, how dangerous each of the various threats really is, and what — if anything — can be done to mitigate them.
WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Meanwhile, authorities are using terrorism charges to target political opponents.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: PANDEMIC SHROUDS TERRORIST ACTIVITIESCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 3, 2020OZY
FEMA is part of the Homeland Security Department, so preparation for terrorism threats is also part of its job.
FEMA SPENDS MORE PREPARING FOR TERRORISM THAN HURRICANESRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
Hong Kong’s new security law, which increases Beijing’s control of the city, defines pro-democracy protests as terrorism, severely limits free speech, and reduces much of the autonomy that the city once had from China.
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Third, it fuels continuing instability in North Africa, which remains a hotbed of international terrorism.
TURNING A BLIND EYE INTERNATIONALLY WILL COST USTRACY MORANAUGUST 7, 2020OZY
Sectarian conflicts, civil wars, terrorism and battles over oil — the Middle East is a tinderbox that hardly needs any fresh flashpoint.
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Last month, Simonis was detained outside a federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, by mysterious men now known to be agents of the Department of Homeland Security, a federal agency created to fight terrorism.
WHAT HAPPENED IN PORTLAND SHOWS JUST HOW FRAGILE OUR DEMOCRACY ISMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Terrorism is expedient in Russia and inexpedient in Germany and England.
ANARCHISMPAUL ELTZBACHER
Terrorism tests aren't anywhere close to 99 percent accurate.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Terrorism is seen to be a relatively gentle procedure, useful to keep in a state of obedience the masses of the people.
GEMS (?) OF GERMAN THOUGHTVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TERRORISM

  • agitation
  • anarchism
  • anarchy
  • brawl
  • bustle
  • chaos
  • clamor
  • complication
  • convulsion
  • discombobulation
  • discord
  • disorganization
  • distemper
  • disturbance
  • dither
  • entanglement
  • fight
  • flap
  • fracas
  • fuss
  • hubbub
  • hullabaloo
  • imbroglio
  • insurrection
  • lawlessness
  • mayhem
  • misrule
  • mob rule
  • quarrel
  • rebellion
  • reign of terror
  • revolution
  • riot
  • ruckus
  • rumpus
  • static
  • strike
  • terrorism
  • tizzy
  • trouble
  • tumult
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • unrest
  • unruliness
  • uproar
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