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Synonyms for crusade

Synonyms for crusade

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

a goal or set of interests served with dedication

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Synonyms for crusade

any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

go on a crusade

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The Crusaders had a chance to respond with little under 20 minutes on the clock.
The Crusaders attack was working well and a mixture of forceful drives and neat offloading that saw the home side race into a 16-0 lead with tries from Joe Hughes, Ross Jones and Damian Goss.
It's kind of fitting," Crusaders coach Paul Pearl said of needing a third game to decide the series and which team moves on to Friday's semifinals at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.
The Crusaders Supporters Club and Save The Cru organisation are behind the new club, which will be partially owned by a supporters trust.
However, the Reds ran out of steam and did not make the semifinals then and bookmakers think that the Crusaders have timed their challenge - disrupted first by the Christchurch earthquake and then by a series of injuries to influential players - to perfection.
Clinton Schifcofske had given Crusaders the lead with a penalty, but touchdowns from Daryl Millard and Jean-Philippe Baile, both converted by Scott Dureau, made it 12-2 at the break.
Crusaders are ten points off the play-offs but Gale insists Coventry can still make it into the top eight in the second half of the season - starting with a win tonight.
The Generals trailed just once, when Village Christian point guard Kris Contangco hit an 8-footer to put the Crusaders ahead 17-16 four minutes into the second half.
It was not until over 100 years after the First Crusade, in the 13th century, that European Christians made any organized attempt to convert Muslims to Christianity, when the Franciscans began missionary work among Muslims in lands held by the Crusaders.
Army has awarded a Honeywell-General Electric partnership a three-year, $196 million contract to develop, produce and test 24 LV100-5 gas turbine engines for the Crusader self-propelled artillery system and as a retrofit engine for a large number of M1 Abrams main battle tanks.
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