Terrorist
Terrorist Ter"ror*ist, n. [F. terroriste.] 1. One who governs by terrorism or intimidation; specifically, an agent or partisan of the revolutionary tribunal during the Reign of Terror in France. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. One who commits terrorism[2]. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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