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insurgent
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • "THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT 'EVASION TECHNIQUES WHEN THERE IS LITTLE DISTINCTION BETWEEN FRIENDLY AND HOSTILE TERRITORY'—GET THIS: 'IT IS DIFFICULT TO DISTINGUISH THE INSURGENT FROM THE FRIENDLY POPULACE."
    p. 498.7

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