secret weapon


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secret weapon

[′sē·krət ′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
A weapon closely guarded or kept under concealment so as to be used with advantage before countermeasures can be taken against it.
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Kate was declared cancer free for 12 months and during that time returned to work in Liverpool, doing skin treatments for clients - and using her secret weapon serum as part of those.
Now tell me, if you wake up with this in mind, do you still need an external secret weapon?
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Similarly, Mortimer covers significant secret weapons. Some, such as asdic sonar and "hedgehog" depth charges, were very successful, while others, such as the Italian "human torpedo" (a two-man craft that ferried two torpedoes to a target, then withdrew before the charges detonated), had initial success before fading quickly from use.
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Her new role as Labour's "secret weapon" comes after PM David Cameron's wife Sam adopted a more prominent profile.
From the creators of the fantastic Aliens Love Underpants series comes another wonderful and humorous story: when aspiring inventor Monty accidentally brews up more monsters that he can handle, his most horrifying creation, the mighty Monstersaurus, surprisingly turns into his ally and brings on an unbeatable secret weapon, thanks to which no scary monster stands a chance of causing any more trouble.
MANAGER Roberto Martinez believes Wigan's secret weapon in their bid to haul themselves off the bottom of the Premier League this weekend will be chairman Dave Whelan.
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EVERTON prospect Magaye Gueye wants to become David Moyes' secret weapon - as he bids to replicate the impact of Steven Pienaar.
Moyes has told Gueye he can be his "secret weapon" and the youngster is inspired by the belief the Goodison manager has in him.
DIEGO Maradona is ready to unleash his secret weapon to get Argentina to the 2010 World Cup finals.