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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terroristnoun

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "terrorist":

    terrorists, terrorism, terror, terroristic

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  1. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images:

    Over the last year, we’re also witnessing an alarming spike in activity from domestic extremist groups threatening our communities with violence and hate, in person, online, and deep in our communities, we regularly hear the names of domestic terrorist groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys because of their involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

  2. Alan Mendoza:

    This is not a new immigrant family. These parents have these roots. And by all accounts, the rest of the family condemned this incident and don’t agree with what their brother did, the reality is there are 40,000 people on the terrorist watch list. Now to monitor all those people 24/7 would cost an extreme amount of money. So, it’s just not practical to monitor that number of people in the way.

  3. Steve Emerson:

    The bottom line here, these are Islamic terrorist attacks and need to be called as such.

  4. President Biden:

    It's not like we're dealing with a terrorist organization.

  5. Michael Steinbach:

    There are individuals out there who are inspired by the message of terrorist groups and they encourage family members, including their children, to follow that path.

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