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.
References in classic literature ?
He saw in it the silent, secret weapon with which to revenge himself on the world.
He does the style really well, hes my secret weapon right now, hes my secret weapon right now.
Her secret weapon for ageless beauty is noni juise, goji berries, chia seeds and maca powder, and of course with the help of one essential product from her range of Kora Organics.
He told us at the Aquafina Flavor Splash Launch Party in LA that he has a secret weapon he uses to shut down the ridiculous rumors.
CRAIG DAWSON is turning into Bolton's secret weapon as Dougie Freedman's side sneaked into the top half of the Championship.
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.
Sir Alan is the government's secret weapon as it attempts to persuade employers that apprentices are not only good for young people, but good for the bottom line.
It's also the secret weapon with which I can satisfy Victoria," the Daily Star quoted the voice, with Beckham's face on screen as saying.
SECRET WEAPON Titan the amazing giant robot entertains the crowds.
LEON Jackson has a secret weapon for tonight's live X Factor final - Marti Pellow's Saltire microphone.
Chris King and his Barbury Castle winner The Secret Weapon held on to their cross country lead at the Blenheim International Horse Trials.
The Admiral's Secret Weapon is well illustrated and details numerous proposals in history to use chemical warfare, including the War of 1812 and World War I (before Germany used chlorine in Ypres, Belgium, in 1915).