weapon of mass destruction


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Synonyms for weapon of mass destruction

a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)

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Paul George Dandan, 30, was charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, acquiring a weapon of mass destruction and transporting a weapon of mass destruction after police discovered a homemade pipe bomb at his residence that he reportedly got from his roommate, Derrick Fells, who allegedly built it, local news outlet (http://www.
Use of a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death; aiding and abetting (two counts.
On April 22, it charged the 19-year-old Tsarnaev with "using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property.
But as you alluded to, a weapon of mass destruction in our world goes beyond that [definition] and includes improvised explosive devices.
Iraq's one real weapon of mass destruction was its dictator Saddam Hussein - and he is still on the run.
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