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take up arms

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  1. go to war, take arms, take up armsverb

    commence hostilities

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take up arms in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take up arms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Francois Molins:

    Ayoub el Khazzani had watched whilst already on the Thalys train YouTube files in which an individual called on the faithful to fight and take up arms in the name of the Prophet.

  2. Andrei Grozin:

    These are people who may not be connected in a 'superior-subordinate' relationship with the so-called Caliphate, but people who are mentally linked, who share their point of view and take up arms.

  3. Igor Volsky:

    This administration has repeatedly worked to expand access to guns during a national pandemic and has encouraged folks to take up arms and intimidate their governors into reopening the government.

  4. Mahmoud Shubat:

    If I stayed Syria, I would have to be part of one party or of ISIS. I'd have to take up arms and kill people. But I don't want that. I only want to take care of my children.

  5. Blaise Pascal:

    Man is only a reed, the weakest in nature; but he is a thinking reed. There is no need for the whole universe to take up arms to crush him: a vapor, a drop of water is enough to kill him. But even if the universe were to crush him, man would still be nobler than his slayer, because he knows that he is dying and the advantage the universe has over him. The universe knows nothing of this.

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