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1. jihad

noun. ['dʒiːˈhɑːd, ˈdʒiːhɑːd'] a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal.

Synonyms

  • pains
  • striving
  • strain
  • nisus

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • cold war
  • make peace
  • peace

Etymology

  • جهاد (Arabic)
  • جاهد (Arabic)

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Example sentences of the word jihad


1. Verb, past tense
Suicide bombings as part of Islamic jihad fall into this category.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Arabic word ijtihad comes from "struggle," the same root as "jihad."

2. Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami

noun. an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Synonyms

  • HUJI

3. al-Jihad

noun. an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells.

Synonyms

  • Vanguards of Conquest
  • Egyptian Islamic Jihad

4. Harakat_ul-Jihad-I-Islami

noun. an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Synonyms

  • Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami

5. jihad

noun. ['dʒiːˈhɑːd, ˈdʒiːhɑːd'] a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels.

Synonyms

  • jehad
  • international jihad
  • war

Etymology

  • جهاد (Arabic)
  • جاهد (Arabic)
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