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Eighteen years ago, the US invaded Iraq under the false pretense that Saddam Ḥussein possessed nuclear weapons.

From Quartz

The settlement was announced as Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the FBI continue criminal investigations of the three officers who fired their weapons into Taylor’s apartment.

From Vox

Now, more evidence suggests that steroids are an effective weapon against the coronavirus.

The Celtics have myriad weapons at their disposal, even with Hayward out for the next few weeks.

Musk has previously said the technology could be more dangerous than nuclear weapons, and warned that AI could become too powerful, too quickly, preventing humans from keeping it in check.

From Vox

But even when the jet will be able to shoot its gun, the F-35 barely carries enough ammunition to make the weapon useful.

He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and faced 15 years prison time.

The $50,000 reward means a weapon was brandished to either the customers or the employees.

Less than eight percent of sentenced federal women prisoners are there for violent crimes or weapon offenses.

When Robert Haile pulled his own weapon, Brooks continued his stick-up.

The Frenchman's blade scintillated in the setting sun around Haggard's more stiffly held weapon.

Haggard flung his weapon to the ground, and all four men crowded round the corpse.

But he found the weapon unwieldy, and he returned to his hotel a sadder man than he left it.

They divested themselves of their coats and vests, and, bare-headed, each advanced to receive his weapon.

He had perhaps placed in her hand the weapon that should hasten his own defeat, stretch him bleeding on the sand.


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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weapon, such as: ammunition, bomb, cannon, firearm, gun, and knife.

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