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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 14 Deck (24):
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with the caveat

assuming that

2

air power

airborne military forces

3

devised to

planned or invented to

4

two sides of the coin

the two sides of an argument

5

piled up

accumulated

6

troops

group or groups of soldiers

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civilians

people not involved in a conflict

8

to target

to select someone as the object of an attack

9

threshold

a limit that when passed allows something to happen

10

NATO soldiers

soldiers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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threat

a person/thing likely to be a danger

12

misleading

giving the wrong idea

13

RAF

Royal Air Force (UK)

14

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency (USA)

15

collateral damage

civilians killed unintentionally in a conflict

16

looser rules

less restrictive rules

17

Law Officers

the people responsible for interpreting the law for the government

18

rules of engagement

rules specifying the conditions for engaging in combat

19

climes

a region (considered with reference to its climate)

20

to mellow

to soften or mature with age

21

gaudy

extravagantly bright or showy

22

shade

the lightness or darkness of a color

23

raven

a large black bird; a glossy black color (for hair)

24

tress

a long piece of a woman's hair