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Word: saboteur

Definition: one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)


Sentences Containing 'saboteur'

"Saboteur"—Barry Cane is framed by a saboteur named Frank Fry for a fatal fire in an aircraft factory.
Gambit was a guest character in "Wolverine and the X-Men", in which he was portrayed as a freelance thief and saboteur for hire.
Harrison continued writing screenplays for films "Rebecca" (1940), also adapted from a du Maurier novel, "Foreign Correspondent" (1940), "Suspicion" (1941), "Saboteur" (1942), "Dark Waters" (1944), and "Nocturne" (1946).
If a saboteur were able to gain access to that tank farm, or fuel tanks of vehicles and aircraft, and add a chemical that slowly damaged engines, that agent could be far away by the time the enemy determines what had happened.
In "Saboteur", Harry Kane offers Mrs. Mason some brandy to calm her nerves.
In "Vertigo", "North by Northwest", "Saboteur", "Secret Agent", "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (both versions), "To Catch a Thief" and "Rear Window", among others, the protagonist, villain, or even a supporting character falls from a height.
The mission never occurred, and Granovsky instead worked with Soviet and Soviet-allied guerillas behind German lines in eastern Europe as an assassin and saboteur, causing havoc.
Where the saboteur might contaminate aircraft fuel, the aircraft could be put out of service by a clerk committing subversion, by delaying or losing maintenance orders, resupply of fuel or munitions, or "misrouting" an order for the aircraft to attack Sabotage.

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