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 Meanings and Examples of WARFARE
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warfare
 n.  military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Scarlett hastily carried the warfare into the enemy's territory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
2  He smiled at Kennicott, to imply that whatever he might say in the stress of being witty was not to count against him in the commercio-medical warfare.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  Cutter lived in a state of perpetual warfare with his wife, and yet, apparently, they never thought of separating.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
4  The terrific character of their merciless enemies increased immeasurably the natural horrors of warfare.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
5  This sort of contempt for eminences, or rather dread of the labor of ascending them, might have been termed the besetting weakness of the warfare of the period.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
6  In short, everything wore rather the appearance of a day of pleasure, than of an hour stolen from the dangers and toil of a bloody and vindictive warfare.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
7  The beauty and manliness of warfare has been much deformed, Major Heyward, by the arts of your Monsieur Vauban.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
8  Nor were those in the rear wanting in every caution and foresight known to forest warfare.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
9  Heyward withdrew to the rampart, too uneasy and too little accustomed to the warfare of the woods to remain at ease under the possibility of such insidious attacks.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
10  He who wishes to prosper in Indian warfare," returned the scout, "must not be too proud to learn from the wit of a native.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
11  The charge, in that rude species of warfare, consisted merely in pushing from cover to cover, nigher to the enemy; and in this maneuver he was instantly and successfully obeyed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
12  In short, any eye at all practised in the signs of a frontier warfare might easily have traced all those unerring evidences of the ruthless results which attend an Indian vengeance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
13  as to affirm, for instance, following Buckle, that through civilisation mankind becomes softer, and consequently less bloodthirsty and less fitted for warfare.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VII
14  Yes, I heard," said he sympathetically, and after a short pause added: "Yes, it's Scythian warfare.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
15  People have called this kind of war "guerrilla warfare" and assume that by so calling it they have explained its meaning.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  He said that at least 10 rebels were killed and more than 30 wounded in fierce urban warfare.
2  The hardest thing in warfare is to counter someone or a group of individuals who are willing to take their own lives in order to take others.
3  Much of the violence is related to drugs and gang warfare.
4  A regional conflict would erupt into violent warfare.
5  The Pentagon won't yet say how the USS John S. McCain was rammed by an oil tanker near Singapore, but an information warfare specialist in the Navy doubts the collision stoke cyber threat fears that GPS systems can be spoofed by hackers.