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in perpetuity

describes as action or activity that's intended to last forever


describes a weapon designed to cause a small fire; dropped together from aircraft to cause widespread damage


an amount of money paid to someone because of some damage or loss they have suffered


soldiers who fight on foot


a person put in prison for political reasons, especially an enemy citizen during wartime or a terrorism suspect


the practice of putting people, usually civilians, in prison for political reasons, especially enemy foreign nationals during wartime or terrorism suspects