It was World War II, and the captain was attempting to rally the GIs on the eve of a big offensive.
"Out there," said the captain, "is your enemy. The man who has made your life miserable, who is working to destroy you; the man who has been trying to kill you day after day throughout this war."
Private Johnson jumped to his feet. "My God! The cook’s working for the Germans!"
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v. Colloq. Steal from an orchard or garden. [related to *scrumpy]
v. Sculpture. [shortening of *sculptor]
—v. (-ies, -ied) run or move hurriedly, esp. With short quick steps; scamper. —n. (pl. -ies) 1 act or sound of scurrying.
- flurry of rain or snow. [abbreviation of hurry-scurry reduplication of *hurry] SCURVY
—n. Disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin c. —adj. (-ier, -iest) paltry, contemptible. scurvily adv. [from *scurf]
and charybdis n.pl. Two dangers or extremes such that one can be avoided only by approaching the other. [names of a monster and a whirlpool in greek mythology]
—n. Mowing and reaping implement with a long handle and curved blade swung over the ground. —v. (-thing) cut with a scythe. [old english]
n. Ocean floor.
n. 1 person whose work is at sea.
- sailor, esp. One below the rank of officer. SEANCE
n. Meeting at which a spiritualist attempts to make contact with the dead. [french]
warrant n. Official authorization to enter and search a building.
- —v. - (also absol.) Look through or go over thoroughly to find something. - examine or feel over (a person) to find anything concealed. - probe (search one's conscience). - (foll. By for) look thoroughly in order to find. - (as searching adj.) (of an examination) thorough; keenly questioning (searching gaze). - (foll. By out) look for; seek out. —n. - act of searching. - investigation. in search of trying to find. Search me! Colloq. I do not know. searcher n. Searchingly adv. [anglo-french cerchier]
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