10 terms

Nuclear Disarmament 2

Grade 8 Social Studies
atomic bomb
a nuclear bomb that splits atoms to cause an extremely large explosion
to carry out
to do or complete something, especially something that you have said you would do or that you have been told to do
badly damaging or destroying something
to witness
to see something happen, especially an accident or crime
an extremely cruel, violent, or shocking act, or the fact of something being extremely cruel, violent, or shocking
arms race
the situation in which two or more countries try to have more and stronger weapons than each other
to acquire
to get something
to emerge
to appear from somewhere or come out of somewhere
to retaliate
to hurt someone or do something harmful to someone because they have done or said something harmful to you
to avert
to prevent something bad from happening