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day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs 9-11 , 9/11 , Sep 11 , Sept. 11 , September 11
type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival apoptosis , caspase-mediated cell death , programmed cell death
suicide of a terminally ill person that involves an assistant who serves to make dying as painless and dignified as possible assisted suicide
Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide Brunhild , Brunnhilde , Brynhild
(Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas Dido
ritual suicide hara-kiri
ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society hara-kiri , harakiri , harikari , suppuku
Japan suicide hara-kiri , hari-kari , kamikaze , seppuku
military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions , Qassam Brigades , Salah al-Din Battalions
pilot, suicide kamikaze
fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II kamikaze
(psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction major depressive episode
little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah; responsible for suicide bombings in Israel Palestinian Hizballah
assisted suicide where the assistant is a physician physician-assisted suicide
Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers shaheed
agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time suicide pact
suicide by Hindu widow suttee
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