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synonyms for weapon

  • ammunition
  • bomb
  • cannon
  • firearm
  • gun
  • knife
  • machete
  • machine gun
  • missile
  • nerve gas
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • rifle
  • shotgun
  • sword
  • tear gas
  • arbalest
  • archery
  • arrow
  • assegai
  • ax
  • axe
  • backsword
  • ballista
  • banderilla
  • barong
  • bat
  • baton
  • battle-ax
  • bayonet
  • bazooka
  • blackjack
  • blade
  • blowgun
  • bludgeon
  • boomerang
  • catapult
  • cleaver
  • club
  • crossbow
  • cudgel
  • cutlass
  • dagger
  • dart
  • dirk
  • flamethrower
  • harpoon
  • hatchet
  • howitzer
  • lance
  • musket
  • saber
  • scythe
  • slingshot
  • spear
  • spike
  • stiletto
  • switchblade
  • anlace
  • atlatl
  • billy club
  • bow and arrow
  • bowie knife
  • brass knuckles
  • hunting knife
  • nuclear bomb
  • nunchaku
See also synonyms for: weaponless / weapons
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Eighteen years ago, the US invaded Iraq under the false pretense that Saddam Ḥussein possessed nuclear weapons.
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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.
THE POLICING REFORMS IN THE BREONNA TAYLOR SETTLEMENT, EXPLAINEDFABIOLA CINEASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
Now, more evidence suggests that steroids are an effective weapon against the coronavirus.
STEROIDS REDUCE DEATHS OF CRITICALLY ILL COVID-19 PATIENTS, WHO CONFIRMSTINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The Celtics have myriad weapons at their disposal, even with Hayward out for the next few weeks.
GIVE BOSTON’S KEMBA WALKER A DOUBLE PICK AND WATCH HIM WORKMICHAEL PINAAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
ELON MUSK IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO CONNECTING A COMPUTER TO YOUR BRAINREBECCA HEILWEILAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
I’ve never been present for these violations, so I’ve never had to make the almost surely bad choice to try to defend my bike from someone who could be carrying a weapon.
THE MOST SECURE WAYS TO LOCK UP YOUR BIKEBY MICHAEL FRANK/CYCLE VOLTAAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When India developed nuclear weapons in the 1970s, Pakistan felt compelled to do so.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: THE NEXT NUCLEAR RACE IS STARTINGCHARU KASTURIAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
Anyhow, beyond their shape and thickness, the pilum was engineered as a potent javelin-like throwing weapon that would mostly only favor the Romans.
14 EXCEPTIONAL WEAPON SYSTEMS FROM HISTORY THAT WERE AHEAD OF THEIR TIMEDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 26, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
At the same time, as we chose not to do that, there were concerns about providing weapons to the opposition and having them fall into the hands of Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Apart from Saddam Hussein at Halabja, chemical weapons hadn’t been sort of used on the battlefield for decades.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO WEAPON

  • agent
  • apparatus
  • appliance
  • barrel
  • contrivance
  • cylinder
  • diesel
  • dynamo
  • fan
  • generator
  • horses
  • implement
  • instrument
  • means
  • mechanism
  • motor
  • piston
  • pot
  • power plant
  • power train
  • powerhouse
  • putt-putt
  • rubber band
  • tool
  • transformer
  • turbine
  • weapon
  • what's under the hood
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