suicide bomber love

Definitions

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  • n. One who carries explosives on his or her body or in a vehicle and intends to detonate them to ensure maximum casualty of perceived enemies and inflict widespread damage. Usually the attacker is motivated by a political cause and is willing to die in the process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a terrorist who blows himself up in order to kill or injure other people

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Examples

  • “Does this Arab street phrase refer to the person or suicide bomber in the street,” asks Bianca Carter of Slingerlands, New York, “or is there a broader meaning?”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • We hadn’t been hit with choking chlorine gas yet, but the word on the street was a suicide bomber was going to ram a chlorine-filled truck bomb through the southeast gate, the one closest to the hospital and virtually just outside our door.

    Paradise General

  • Again it was Bud McFarlane: He said a suicide bomber had just driven a truckload of dynamite past our sentries and smashed into the marine barracks at the Beirut Airport.

    An American Life

  • 15 Among the people interviewed by Nasra Hassan was a suicide bomber who had survived his mission: Israeli security forces apprehended him before he could detonate his bomb.

    The Time Paradox

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  • A bomber who knowingly includes himself in the target, better to maximise carnage

    July 14, 2008