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prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled action plant , humble plant , live-and-die , Mimosa pudica , sensitive plant , shame plant , touch-me-not
attack by armed planes on a surface target air attack , air raid
airborne branch of a country's armed forces airforce , air force
military censorship of personal communications to or from persons in the armed forces armed forces censorship
force that is a branch of the armed forces armed service , military service , service
limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country arms control
officer in the armed forces army officer
duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces) assignment , duty assignment
military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping attack submarine
armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band bandit , brigand
action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack beleaguering , besieging , military blockade , siege
revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689) Bloodless Revolution , English Revolution , Glorious Revolution
soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine carabineer , carabinier , carbineer
senior officer of a service of the armed forces chief of staff
terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein CIRA , Continuity Army Council , Continuity Irish Republican Army
military censorship of civilian communications (correspondence or printed matter of films) entering or leaving of circulating within territories controlled by armed forces civil censorship
person not in the armed services civilian
one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience CO , conscientious objector
state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare cold war
official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces commission , military commission
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