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  1. defangverb

    To render harmless.

    The Government's new security supremo, Admiral Sir Alan West, said the danger from home-grown and foreign terrorists was at its greatest level ever, and warned that it could take up to 15 years to defang Islamic radicalism - The roots of terror,The Week, 14 July 2007, 622, 4.


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  1. defangverb

    remove the fangs from

    "defang the poisonous snake"

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    The public outcry appears to have caused the DA to reverse himself within a month, the Feb. 4 letter appears to defang the memo, which gave clear instructions to go soft on many classes of cases, including certain gunpoint robberies and other violent felonies.

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