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Synonyms for arming

the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war

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The son of Atreus went on, glad at heart, till he came upon the two Ajaxes arming themselves amid a host of foot-soldiers.
You may trust me to find a way out of the prison of Shador, and I think, once out, that we shall find no great difficulty in arming ourselves once more in a country which abounds so plentifully in armed men.
For years he has fought us, driving us from the richest part of the country, harassing us, and arming the natives that they may repel us when we come to 'trade.
The native energy of the man, arming itself with all the might of his love, kindled in him again.
But if by any chance he disappointed my expectations and left the country, then I had no time to lose in arming myself to meet him as I best might.
And with his usual impetuosity he at once set about arming himself for the adventure.
Sire, the usurper is arming three ships, he meditates some project, which, however mad, is yet, perhaps, terrible.
To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;