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Terrorism   /tˈɛrərˌɪzəm/   Listen
Terrorism

noun
1.
The calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear.  Synonyms: act of terrorism, terrorist act.



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... gave me some idea of the state of my native country, to become still more unhappy before many more years were over, owing to the misguiding of hot-headed men, and the cruel treatment of a Government whose only notion of ruling was by stern suppression and terrorism. ...
— Paddy Finn • W. H. G. Kingston



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