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Synonyms for terrorism

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

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In the event, IRA terroism was arguably just as great a threat until Whitehall put the terrorists into government while Islamic terrorism predates 2001.
The sheer scale of consumer debt has left millions of households extremely vulnerable to shocks in the economy, both from fiscal management and external factors such as oil price rises, acts of terroism and war.
The choice of terroism and violence that was made by the current Palestinian leadership only strengthens the sense that nothing has changed since 1948.
Although target risks for the terroism coverage are broader than the firm's typical business, several classes of businesses are specifically excluded: transport, military, abortion clinics, bridges and tunnels, judicial, government, and religious.