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mis·siles

ballistophobia.
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As a faint spurt of flame rose from the point where the missile struck he swung over the side and was quickly upon the ground.
Then, lightning like, the missile would fly to its goal.
As I turned, the Thing, which had been running on all-fours, rose to its feet, and the missile fell fair on its left temple.
I never dreamed of it then as I watched; no one on earth dreamed of that unerring missile.
He did not stand stolidly baring his furry belly to the missile, and die with an upward glance at the sympathetic heavens.
I must keep my eye upon the gun; the smoke will apprise me -- the report arrives too late; it lags behind the missile.
He looked round wildly in the direction from which the dazzling missile had come, and saw that at this point the sable facade of fir and pine was interrupted by a smaller road at right angles; which, when he turned it, brought him in full view of the long, lighted house, with a lake and fountains in front of it.
exclaims her exasperated husband, looking helplessly about him and finding no missile within his reach.
It is indeed disreputable for those who are equal, or nearly so, to the enemy, to endeavour to take refuge within their walls--but since it very often happens, that those who make the attack are too powerful for the bravery and courage of those few who oppose them to resist, if you would not suffer the calamities of war and the insolence of the enemy, it must be thought the part of a good soldier to seek for safety under the shelter and protection of walls more especially since so many missile weapons and machines have been most ingeniously invented to besiege cities with.
Drawing the shaft far back he drove the poisoned missile straight into the heart of the great anthropoid.
The sailors stood listening to the man with the helmet, who made explanations and pointed to the round bullet hole in the floor and the smash in the panel of the passage upon which the still vicious missile had spent the residue of its energy.
Brooke threw his head and shoulders backward as if some one had thrown a light missile at him.