delayed-action love

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  • They were advised to leave immediately with their families and friends and to stay away from the danger area for days because of delayed-action bombs.

    Between War and Peace

  • New ideas included proposals to use delayed-action bombs to deter repair efforts and to drop leaflets blaming the continuing air attacks and the loss of water for irrigation on the Chinese Communists.

    Between War and Peace

  • Liquid or gel ant baits sold at many hardware stores work by mixing something sweet with a delayed-action poison, boric acid.

    How to get rid of ants: Bait, poison powder, spraying and more

  • Therefore, on some missions more than half the bombs were delayed-action—from one to thirty-six hours—to dissuade repair crews.

    Whirlwind

  • The delayed-action bomb detonated on the hangar deck.

    Whirlwind

  • He had to learn to operate the finder, a delayed-action, long-base, parallax type designed for the Vanguard, and had taken measurements on a couple of dozen stellar bodies before it occurred him that the results he was getting could possibly stand for anything.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • Inquiry revealed that a seekstealth was something of a magical delayed-action bomb.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Herbicides and pesticides are like delayed-action bombs for everyone: farmers, consumers, grounds, water, and all living things on earth.

    Louise McCready: Food Beware: How Non-Organic Food Will Kill You

  • U.S. officials are developing an array of warheads designed to plunge into the earth and penetrate layers of concrete before being detonated by a delayed-action fuse.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Should Israel Attack Iran?

  • Or was it a "now our armies must go to war" delayed-action execution and not a "I kill you on your daughter's wedding day" execution and the gun being pulled was just for emotional expression?

    LEVERAGE: 'Til Death. Like A Steel Cage Match.

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