combatant


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one who engages in a combat or struggle

of or engaged in warfare

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But, in general, the ladies around encouraged the combatants, not only by clapping their hands and waving their veils and kerchiefs, but even by exclaiming,
There was among the ranks of the Disinherited Knight a champion in black armour, mounted on a black horse, large of size, tall, and to all appearance powerful and strong, like the rider by whom he was mounted, This knight, who bore on his shield no device of any kind, had hitherto evinced very little interest in the event of the fight, beating off with seeming case those combatants who attacked him, but neither pursuing his advantages, nor himself assailing any one.
Upon this sudden mishap of their leader, his warriors seemed struck dumb with amazement; his supernatural death awed them, while it reanimated the courage and ardor of their adversaries, and, in a twinkling, the field was abandoned by half the combatants.
The scouts departed; strong guards preceded and followed the lumbering vehicles that bore the baggage; and before the gray light of the morning was mellowed by the rays of the sun, the main body of the combatants wheeled into column, and left the encampment with a show of high military bearing, that served to drown the slumbering apprehensions of many a novice, who was now about to make his first essay in arms.
The watch might come up and take all the combatants, wounded or not, royalists or cardinalists.
Three pulls from eager arms, and the two combatants, dripping and pale, were dragged up the bank, and lay panting upon the grass.
In the days that followed, we retaliated: we intruded enemy-controlled territory, chose to strike near enemy targets, and took an enemy combatant prisoner after downing his fighter jet.
While efficiency is a worthy goal, the bedrock value of acquisitions must be to deliver a joint force with the capability and capacity to effectively meet the demands of combatant commanders.
(7) Ms Pramila Parajuli (name changed due to security reason), former combatant currently staying at Padampur-8, Simalbasti Chitwan.
On appeal, he argues that the district court erred in concluding that (1) his prosecution was not barred by the doctrine of combatant immunity, as articulated by the Third Geneva Convention and common law, and (2) 18 U.S.C.
The Kingdom Combatant has answers to these nagging questions,' Pastor Oluwayemi wrote.
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina wants Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday's terror attack in New York City, labeled as an enemy combatant. Graham blasted President Donald Trump Thursday for not yet making the official designation.
The global surface combatant industry is highly competitive, with large numbers of suppliers catering to the requirements of countries around the globe.
Like UAVs, cyberwar, and social media, NLWs raise questions about how close to the battlefield one has to be in order to be engaged in the conflict, as well as how society is to think about the categories of combatant and non-combatant.
" It did not surprise us when he reiterated the statement that he gave to the UK news channel that he would not mind joining the IS as a combatant. But his hands were tied because of his family compulsions.
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