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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of disarm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deprived of arms.
- adj. Deprived of claws, and teeth or beaks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unarmed; without arms or weapons.
- Stripped of arms; deprived of means of attack or defense.
- In heraldry, without claws, teeth, or beak: an epithet applied to an animal or a bird of prey.
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The old saw about the bomb set to go off and only by waterboarding the terrorist can it be found to be disarmed is a specious argument.
The security of Baghdad itself is the key to the beginning of getting the militias over there disarmed, which is another key element in spreading security across that nation.
He waked in anger, but her first word disarmed him.
He cast an indignant glance at his questioner, but Uncle John's serene expression disarmed him.
"I'm a man of few words," he resumed more kindly, for Roger's expression disarmed him somewhat.
Finally he was disarmed, that is, won over and appeased (by terms that were such that twenty-three articles of the treaty were not disclosed); then, not knowing what to do, he enlisted in the Hungarian army and fought the Turks.
I went to stab him ... but a clash of his sword disarmed me harshly, and he followed through with his fist, sending me toppling onto the cobblestones.
Blair and Bush told us at the time the war was all about Iraq's alleged "weapons of mass destruction" and if he only "disarmed" everything would be fine.
So us going to get there really kind of disarmed the situation.
On August 3-4 when Chairman Butler was in Iraq to discuss phase two of the work plan, the Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister claimed that Iraq was fully "disarmed" and demanded that this be reported to the Council;