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OTHER WORDS FROM armedhalf-armed, adjectivewell-armed, adjective
How to use armed in a sentence
Both are loosely organized collections of armed, right-wing groups that focus on recruiting among military and law enforcement veterans.Former FBI official, a Navy veteran, is ‘key figure’ in Jan. 6 riot, prosecutors allege|Rachel Weiner, Spencer Hsu|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Caldwell also had a top-secret security clearance and served as a section chief for the FBI after leaving the armed forces in 2009, Plofchan said.
The issue that has arguably captured the most public attention is whether to eliminate the county’s $3 million School Resource Officer program, which places armed police in public schools.In Maryland’s largest suburb, an ambitious police overhaul faces roadblocks|Rebecca Tan, Dan Morse|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
In Aguascalientes, where they were reportedly taken under false pretenses from infiltrators, hundreds of Honduran soldiers and police armed with tanks, rifles and pistols waited for about 1,000 Honduran migrants.This is how 300 LGBTQ people in the first Honduran migrant caravan of 2021 live|Dunia Orellana|February 3, 2021|Washington Blade
Despite the ostensible democratic reforms in recent years, the Tatmadaw—as Myanmar’s armed forces are officially known—retained powerful influence, including control of the defense, border affairs and home affairs ministries.Aung San Suu Kyi Faces New Charges After the Coup. Can Myanmar's Democracy Survive Without Her?|Amy Gunia|February 3, 2021|Time
They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Most travelers return home from trips revitalized and armed with new goals.Biking With the Bard|Kara Cutruzzula|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Major General Jean Kahwaji of the Lebanese armed forces recently declared an “open-ended war” with the militants.
In their midst stands a soldier with the Lebanese armed forces in a red beret, sporting an assault rifle and an unblinking stare.
But the police nevertheless declared Stone to be “armed and dangerous,” despite getting around with a cane.Hunt for Iraq Vet After Killing Spree|M.L. Nestel|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All our people were well mounted, and armed with rifles, pistols, and bowie-knives.
To this, it is greatly to be feared, the fiery Southerns will not submit without an armed struggle.
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The village was held by about 400 armed natives, who had killed one native and two European soldiers on the way.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Thus the whole State became one vast armed camp, nearly forty thousand men on a side, arrayed against each other.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for armed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for armed (2 of 2)
- having an arm or arms
- (in combination)long-armed; one-armed