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  • n. Plural form of firebomb.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of firebomb.

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Examples

  • The Egyptian state broadcaster, Nile TV, showed police video of the men standing against a wall in front of a table displaying bottles filled with colored liquid - identified as firebombs - along with several identification cards and at least one Indiana driver's license said to belong to one of the men.

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  • "Fingers and his liberation army were staging a little ceremony to crown Mysor King of Momus when a local patriot took the opportunity to throw some kind of firebombs all over the place."

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  • After they shot pistols and a kind of firebombs (I guess) toward the house where the radio personality lived, they were laguhing together.

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  • Throughout the year, self-styled "anarchists" attacked banks, police stations, and other "imperialist-capitalist targets" with tools such as firebombs and Molotov cocktails.

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  • You see, most white Americans have reached a point where they can celebrate Dr. King, but that is ONLY because King has been sanitized, stripped of his prophetic zeal, made palatable to whites who 40 years ago may have been among the throngs of fools casting epithets, bricks, and firebombs at Dr. King and his followers.

    Jim Keady: Do You Really Want To Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.?

  • If they need more convincing, a dragon firebombs the highway they are driving on, and Tom says it is hunting them (they head for Stonehenge, using its earth power to shelter them).

    REVIEW: World's End (Age of Misrule #1) by Mark Chadbourn

  • Rioters there lobbed firebombs at security personnel, who charged back with rubber bullets and tear gas.

    Egyptians Extend Protests, Shun Ban

  • David Degner for The Wall Street Journal Protesters threw firebombs at police, who responded with rubber bullets and te ar gas.

    Protesters Call For Mubarak's Ouster

  • Anderson Cooper reports that pro-government forces have thrown four or five firebombs at the anti-Mubarak crowds.

    Egypt officials say 3 killed, 600 injured in Cairo clashes

  • Some military vehicles have moved between the opposing groups around the square, but both sides have found a way around the obstacles to hurl rocks and firebombs at one another, May reports.

    Mubarak tells ABC there will be 'chaos' if he resigns

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