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ter·ror·ist

terrorist

 
 
pronunciation:
te r rihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: one who uses violence, torture, or physical intimidation to achieve one's ends, esp. one's political ends.
The hotel was bombed by terrorists.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to terrorism or terrorists.
The recent terrorist activity in the city has frightened away many tourists.