verb (used with object)
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Eighteen years ago, the US invaded Iraq under the false pretense that Saddam Ḥussein possessed nuclear weapons.Europeans haven’t felt this poorly about America since the start of the Iraq War|Annabelle Timsit|September 17, 2020|Quartz
The settlement was announced as Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the FBI continue criminal investigations of the three officers who fired their weapons into Taylor’s apartment.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
Now, more evidence suggests that steroids are an effective weapon against the coronavirus.Steroids reduce deaths of critically ill COVID-19 patients, WHO confirms|Tina Hesman Saey|September 2, 2020|Science News
The Celtics have myriad weapons at their disposal, even with Hayward out for the next few weeks.Give Boston’s Kemba Walker A Double Pick And Watch Him Work|Michael Pina|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Musk has previously said the technology could be more dangerous than nuclear weapons, and warned that AI could become too powerful, too quickly, preventing humans from keeping it in check.Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain|Rebecca Heilweil|August 28, 2020|Vox
But even when the jet will be able to shoot its gun, the F-35 barely carries enough ammunition to make the weapon useful.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and faced 15 years prison time.Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested at New York’s Notorious Quad Studios|M.L. Nestel|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The $50,000 reward means a weapon was brandished to either the customers or the employees.
Less than eight percent of sentenced federal women prisoners are there for violent crimes or weapon offenses.
When Robert Haile pulled his own weapon, Brooks continued his stick-up.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back|Justin Glawe|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had raised his weapon as the door flew open, but now his arm fell.Lord Jim|Joseph Conrad
I could not carry my threat into execution, having no weapon.Tales of the Wonder Club|M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
Henricksen tore his glasses from his eyes, and emerging from the tent, groped on the desk for the weapon he had left there.Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
Loosing his hold upon Esther, he swiftly shifted his weapon to his other hand and brought down a blow on the boy's back.A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays|Amy E. Blanchard
As the fore-finger goes through the centre ring, and the thumb is at the top, the weapon is almost entirely concealed by the hand.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King