terrorist act

  1. the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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How To Use terrorist act In A Sentence

  • Like future terrorist acts, we can't be absolutely certain what will happen, but all the signs are there.
  • You guys are really going to have to do something more than hope that Osama bin Ladin commits a terrorist act in the United States and "embarrasses" President Obama. New DNC ads target GOP congressional leadership over stimulus
  • And they're on the run, and I don't think they're going to be spending a lot of time thinking about how to conduct new terrorist acts.
  • Destroying the finance infrastructure of terrorism can strike a mortal blow at the network of terrorism but cannot prevent every individual terrorist act.
  • Neither do I agree with the even more dystopian picture of entire nation states now under threat from the new terrorist activities.
  • The rest of that awful day was dominated by another terrorist act.
  • Unlike political or terrorist acts, criminal abductions were found to largely occur without any accomplices.
  • This casebook focuses on treatment of children who have experienced or witnessed violent or terrorist acts.
  • She notes the assault on India's commercial capital was sophisticated in the style of an al-Qaida terrorist act.
  • The leaders unanimously adopted two resolutions - one on inciting terrorist acts, the other on the Security Council's role in conflict prevention, particularly in Africa.
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