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terrors, plural;
  1. Extreme fear
    • - people fled in terror
    • - a terror of darkness
  2. The use of such fear to intimidate people, esp. for political reasons
    • - weapons of terror
  3. A person or thing that causes extreme fear
    • - his unyielding scowl became the terror of the Chicago mob
  4. The period of the French Revolution between mid 1793 and July 1794 when the ruling Jacobin faction, dominated by Robespierre, ruthlessly executed anyone considered a threat to their regime

  5. A person, esp. a child, who causes trouble or annoyance
    • - placid and obedient in their parents' presence, but holy terrors when left alone

  1. panic: an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
  2. a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
  3. a very troublesome child
  4. the use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons); "he used terror to make them confess"
  5. (terrorism) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
  6. (terrorist) a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities
  7. Terror is a hardcore punk band from Los Angeles, California. Their second album One with the Underdogs sold over 40,000 copies. They have also been on tours throughout Europe (including Russia), Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Mexico and South America. ...
  8. Terror is the second episode of the third series of British television sitcom, Bottom. It was first broadcast on January 13th, 1995.
  9. Terror, in comics, may refer to: *Terror (New England Comics), a supervillain from The Tick comic books, cartoon, and live-action TV series *Terror (Marvel Comics), a fictional Marvel Comics character originated in the 1940s by Timely Comics *Terror Illustrated, a 1950s black-and-white magazine ...
  10. Terror is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  11. The Terror is a supervillain from The Tick comics published by New England Comics Press and created by Ben Edlund, the Terror is an aged supervillain who is variously estimated as being between 104-112 years old. ...
  12. Terror was a Furor-class destroyer of the Spanish Navy that fought at San Juan, Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War.
  13. the action or quality of causing dread; terribleness, especially such qualities in narrative fiction; something or someone that causes such fear
  14. (terrorism) The deliberate commission of an act of violence to create an emotional response through the suffering of the victims in the furtherance of a political or social agenda; Violence against civilians to achieve military or political objectives; A psychological strategy of war for gaining ...
  15. (terrorist) A person, group, or organization that uses violent action, or the threat of violent action, to further political goals; frequently in an attempt to coerce either a more powerful opponent, (such as a citizen or group targeting a government), or conversely, a weaker opponent, (such as ...
  16. (terrorism) The use of violence for political purpose.
  17. (Terrorism) A co-ordinated movement involving planned acts of terror, for example bombings or poisonings, to frighten people into do something they don’t want to do
  18. (Terrorism) violence or the threat of violence employed by an individual or group as a political strategy
  19. (Terrorism) An ideologically motivated unlawful act or acts, including but not limited to the use of violence or force or threat of violence or force, committed by or on behalf of any group(s), organization(s) or government(s) for the purpose of influencing any government and/or instilling fear ...
  20. (Terrorism) The unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. ...
  21. (Terrorism) ARM: violent acts committed by individuals who target innocents and noncombatants in order to get what they want; often practiced by the State against its own citizens. SCM: an abstract idea; the people who commit acts of terrorism are unimportant.
  22. (Terrorism) Acts of violence aimed at intimidating (or creating “terror”) in a population
  23. (Terrorism) As defined in the Homeland Security Act of 2002, activity that involves an act that is dangerous to human life or potentially destructive of critical infrastructure or key resources; is a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State or other subdivision of the ...
  24. (Terrorism) Imperial doublespeak to describe any form of resistance against the system; also known as National Security when state-perpetrated following the Problem-Response-Solution gameplan. ...
  25. (Terrorism) Political belief that extreme and seemingly random violence will destabilize a government and permit the terrorists to gain political advantage. ...