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Debris the scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage
Evacuate to remove persons from a city, town, building, area, etc for reasons of safety, usually following or in anticipation of some emergency or disaster
Rubble broken bits and pieces of anything, particularly something which has been demolished, and especially if it was constructed of rock or cement
Skyscraper a relatively tall building, especially one used for business
Al-Qaeda (Arabic: "the base") (1) a fundamentalist Sunni Muslim organization dedicated to global jihad ("struggle") and the installation of a worldwide caliphate (rule by a Muslim religious leader), after the elimination of Western secularism.
Al-Qaeda (Arabic: "the base") (2) Founded by Osama bin Laden in the late 1980's as anetwork of loosely affiliated groups that attack and bomb in the attempt to disrupt the economies and influence of the secular West and to advance Islamic fundamentalism. Most infamous for the 9/11 attacks
Anthrax an infectious disease transmitted by Bacillus anthracis, which can be communicated between mammals or through the air. Often fatal if the bacterium enters the lungs, it is usually treated by antibiotics. Anthrax is a weapon in germ warfare
Contaminate to make impure or unusable by contact with something unclean or bad
Crisis a condition of instability or danger, such as in social, economic, or political affairs, that leads to change
Hijack 1) to stop and rob a vehicle in transit; 2) to seize control of a moving vehicle by use of force, especially in order to reach an alternate destination
Patriotism love of one's country; national loyalty; supporting and defending one's country
Security 1) safety; freedom from danger or risk; 2) precautions taken against crime, attack, etc
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