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  • n. Plural form of dynamiter.


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  • To the end of his life, Mulholland nursed suspicions that the dam was destroyed by sabotage, perhaps by Owens Valley dynamiters striking back at him for the great water theft of two decades earlier.


  • "Patrolling is very expensive and most money is being wasted because dynamiters have been warned of their movement, so marine police spend the whole day at sea and catch nobody," she said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Because of non-compliance from dynamiters mainly from neighboring countries we need to control them," he said, noting the environmental damage they cause, particularly to coral reefs and rock formations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The gang of dynamiters had not hesitated to take advantage of their sudden reprieve.

    Angel With No Hands

  • “But Lord God Almighty,” he cried out, “if this is all right, there were more damned detectives than there were damned dynamiters at the damned Council!”

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • And all these nice people who have been peppering us with shot thought we were the dynamiters.

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • He almost fancied he could hear dynamiters come to capture him shifting softly in the corridor outside.

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • Accordingly we chose a party of Garland-trained dynamiters who should blow up something north of the bridge at dawn, to seal that direction; while I went off with high explosive and a machine-gun with its crew to lay a mine to the south of the station, the probable direction from which the Turks would seek or send help, in their emergency.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • He rolled over — it was the only easeful attitude — as he cursed all gins, crabs, and dynamiters with wondrous fluency.

    Tropic Days

  • Briefly Captain Hardy stated the purpose of his visit and related the story of the capture of the Elk City dynamiters.

    The Secret Wireless or, The Spy Hunt of the Camp Brady Patrol


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