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  1. tear gas, teargas, lacrimator, lachrymatornoun

    a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds

    Synonyms:
    lacrimator, lachrymator, teargas

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  1. Isrrael Galindo:

    He told him, 'Hurry, because the police have taken us. They used tear gas,'.

  2. Josephine Mayanja-Nkangi:

    A large crowd had gathered ... but police were determined to stop Mbabazi from addressing them, so they again fired tear gas and live bullets.

  3. Lama Fakih:

    Lebanese security officials responded to overwhelmingly peaceful protesters in downtown Beirut by shooting into the air with live rounds, firing rubber bullets, tear gas canisters, and water cannons, and in some cases hurling stones and beating protesters with batons and rifles.

  4. Sven Eric Jordt:

    Children are especially at risk because tear gas is heavier than air, it is present in higher concentrations closer to the ground, and children, being shorter, are exposed to higher concentrations. Also, since their lungs are smaller, when they inhale tear gas the potential for injury is higher.

  5. Aisha Yesufu:

    I raised up my hand and clenched fist and started walking back slowly, they were shooting at me, i braced myself for the impact and they were throwing tear gas. I said to myself, 'no matter what I am going to go down standing'. I was bracing myself for the pain that would come from any impact.


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