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a trigger that allows the firing mechanism of a firearm to be operated by very slight pressure.
easily activated or set off; reacting immediately to the slightest provocation or cause:
a hair-trigger temper.
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Militarily, the situation remains on a
Perimeter ensures the ability to strike back, but it's no
There is no reason, he says, to have thousands of armed missiles on something close to
They reported the same nightmares, the same panics, the same
vigilance their parents had.
Clearly, he still has an uncertain feel for the
proprieties of national politics.
Avoid adverse reactions and sidestep
tempers by carefully considering your words.
The realization that shooting first provides a huge advantage over an adversary leads to
loss of promotional interest rates.
One day he was examining that pistol with its delicate
She has the usual
temper warranted to go off at the expected moment.
British Dictionary definitions for
a trigger of a firearm that responds to very slight pressure
any mechanism, reaction, etc, set in operation by slight provocation
a hair-trigger temper
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