Warfarer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Warfarer One engaged in warfare; a military man; a soldier; a warrior.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On August sixth, 1945, during World War Two, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, killing an estimated 140,000 people in the first use of a nuclear weapon in warfare.
    • n warfarer One engaged in war, or in a contest or struggle of any sort.
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Quotations

  • Charles E. Fuller
    Charles E. Fuller
    “Fellowship with God means warfare with the world.”
  • Frank Gifford
    Frank Gifford
    “Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.”
  • John Burroughs
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    “Life is a struggle, but not a warfare.”
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    “Life is warfare.”
  • Lucretius
    Lucretius
    “Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.”
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight%20D.%20Eisenhower
    “The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.”

Usage

In literature:

Wherefore it was necessary to obtain evidence to establish that she was more skilled in warfare than any man.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
Elephants also know the value of clubs in warfare, and will often use a broken limb of a dead tree as a weapon of defence.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
We had now finished our instruction in trench warfare and were going to take over part of the front line.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
The limitless possibilities of the new-born naval warfare had been demonstrated, and the lesson startled Europe like a revelation.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1-20" by Various
Until trench warfare ended divisional headquarters were not shelled.
"The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry" by G. K. Rose
All the same, we have no regrets that it was never necessary to occupy the trenches for actual warfare.
"The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919" by W.C.C. Weetman
But it is not strength so much as strategy which is needed in Indian warfare.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 2, August, 1864" by Various
This is true both of primitive warfare and of warfare to-day.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
That chief, according to his engagement, maintained the increasing predatory warfare against them.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
These are general principles of warfare, universally applicable.
"Story of the War in South Africa" by Alfred T. Mahan
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In poetry:

—What flaming thunder
From thousand voices!
Steel-weapons redden
With stains of warfare!
"Bergliot" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Soldier of Christ, no more!
Victor — thy warfare 's done.
For thee the battle's roar
Is hushed. Thy crown is won!
"In Memoriam (II)" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
"What dost thou hear?" O! Garibaldi,
Place and service are not thine—
Thine to serve the King Eternal
In a warfare more divine.
"Garibaldi's Mission" by Janet Hamilton
'Tis by his shock thy sceptre sways,
His warfare ends thy strife;
His poverty thy wealth conveys,
Thy Husband's death's thy life.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter I." by Ralph Erskine
After high deeds, not left untold,
In the stern warfare, which of old
'T was his to share,
Such noble leagues he made, that more
And fairer regions, than before,
His guerdon were.
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fainter than stars in a sky long gray with the coming of the daybreak,
Or sounds of night that fade when night is done,
So in the death-dawn faded the splendour and loud renown of warfare,
And life of all its longings kept but one.
"The Death Of Admiral Blake" by Sir Henry Newbolt

In news:

Class Warfare, a promising colt by A.P.
ManTech support of Navy Warfare Center to continue.
They do, after all, engage in many of the hallmarks of our societies: farming, warfare, and air conditioning.
Republicans Call Obama Plan 'Class Warfare'.
Israel Pairing Air Strikes With Twitter Warfare.
The big news out of Columbus, Ohio, today was about a 15-year-old who collapsed from severe dehydration after at least four days of playing Modern Warfare 3 on his Xbox.
Democrats have fostered class warfare .
Class warfare was handy campaign tool.
Four more years of debt and class warfare .
Opposing housing for poor or rich is class warfare .
They're being called on class warfare .
Why is it that every time you hear the phrase " class warfare " it usually comes out of the mouth of a wealthy individual.
Class warfare in the 2012 presidential campaign: editorial cartoon.
Romney Invites Democratic Attacks on Class Warfare Charge.
Mitt Romney's Class Warfare .
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In science:

Science has made it possible for modern warfare to acquire its lethal character, and has led to the threats posed by modern armaments, conventional, chemical, biological and nuclear.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
Competing associations in bacterial warfare with two toxins. J. theor.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
During World War 2 he worked for the Psychological Warfare Division in the Office of War Information.17 To education reform he brought the skills of a psychological warrior.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days
Sarker, "Characterizing Warfare in Red Teaming," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, Cybernetics, Part B, vol. 36, 2006. A.
Strategic Positioning in Tactical Scenario Planning
Sunami AN (2007) Drug-conflict management in the context of information warfare (in Russian - Politika upravleniya narkokonfliktom v kontekste informatsionnoi voiny).
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
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