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n. (plural of raid English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: raid)

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'''Raids ''' is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.

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The Fascists have, of course, tried to put the blame for both the war and the discomfort caused by the air raids on to the Jews, and during the worst of the East End bombings they did succeed in raising a mutter of antisemitism, though only a faint one.

Government, and when the invasion failed to come off and the air raids were less terrible than everyone had expected, the quasi-revolutionary mood ebbed away.

There is such a doubt about the continuity of civilization as can hardly have existed for hundreds of years, and meanwhile there are the air raids, which make continuous intellectual life very difficult.

On nights when the raids are bad the deafening racket of the guns makes it difficult to work.

Here and there there was violent anti-German feeling at the time of the bad air raids, but it has worn off.

The right-wing papers make much play with our bombing raids on Germany and suggest that we can tie down a million troops along the coast of Europe by continuous commando raids.

What with the air raids and firewatching people are so used to sleeping out of their beds that they can kip down anywhere.

The Germans alleged that during the raids the British had tied the hands of German prisoners and that, in reprisal, they were putting a number of British prisoners of war in chains.

A thing that strikes me also is the airy disdain with which all the pinks talk of our air raids on Germany -- air raids make very little impression etc.

German raids are reconnaissance raids and that they intend starting the big blitz again soon, at any rate if they can get their hands free in Russia.

This led to a series of Indian raids, with the Indians, outnumbered, turning to guerrilla warfare.

Christendom, returning bedraggled, besmirched, and dishonored from pirate raids in Kiao-Chou, Manchuria, South Africa, and the Philippines, with her soul full of meanness, her pocket full of boodle, and her mouth full of pious hypocrisies.

But when it was over, there were raids and arrests: on the Socialist party headquarters, on a printing plant.

Department of Justice moved in, carrying out raids on workers who were aliens, holding them for deportation.

Reuters reported that the air raids on Iraq first used laser-guided bombs, but within a few weeks turned to B-52s, which carried conventional bombs, meaning more indiscriminate bombing.