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Terror

 

an extinct volcano in Antarctica, on Ross Peninsula, off the coast of Victoria Land. Mount Terror rises to an elevation of 3,262 m. It is composed of basalts and is covered by glaciers. It was discovered in 1841 by J. C. Ross, who named it for one of the ships in his expedition.

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Ever since he got old enough to get a license, he's been a holy terror on the big game.
The international missions in Macedonia present a holy terror, says Ivana Kostovska for Nova Makedonija.
Before conversion can actually occur, with the ritual of the unction that will transform bodies into egg-like, gleaming entities that shun any contact and stand alone, violence must be enacted and blood-consciousness arise--in both senses of the phrase, that is, impersonal and universal harmony as well as holy terror at the actual sight of blood.
BEWARE those who would destroy the Vulcan pub because it is patrolled by the ghost of Matt's Monk, not a one-time holy man, but a holy terror.
I IS FOR INFIDEL: FROM HOLY WAR TO HOLY TERROR: 18 YEARS INSIDE AFGHANISTAN By Kathy Gannon ISBN 1 58648 312 9 15.99 [pounds sterling] hardback
Amir Taheri, an Iranian contemporary historian of the rise of Islamic "Holy Terror", notes: "The lessons [Sabbah] taught were never forgotten in the Islamic world, and today attract more disciples than ever." (39) Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda derive inspiration from, and identify with, the Assassins, and use their technique of 'anquds--compartmentalisation into cells, based on the analogy of the cluster of grapes.
I IS FOR INFIDEL: FROM HOLY WAR TO HOLY TERROR, 18 YEARS INSIDE By Kathy Gannon Public Affairs, 777 pages, $25
Tom Cole (R-Okla.) and the Bush administration to reign down holy terror on the DOD'S contracting officers.
Reigning world champions Jim Finch alias Long Hunter and teenage shooting phenomenon Randy Rogers alias Holy Terror will defend their titles.
AS a small child I had a holy terror of just two things: The Daleks and death.
To the exponents of Holy Terror, Islam must either dominate or be dominated." (28) A recent study that traced the Islamic theological doctrine to the Middle Ages noted recent philosophical developments that explain the preponderance of religious mass-casualty terrorism coming from adherents of Islam.
By 1880, more than 100 claims had been staked at mines with such colorful names as El Capitan, Golden Slipper, Cripple Creek, Oro Fino, Peek-a-Boo, Quickstep, Holy Smoke, Holy Terror and Tall Timber.

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