assassin

All Noun
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  • How many public men have died by the assassin's hand in my days? Cited from The Dictator, by Justin McCarthy
  • When he reached the church he saw his assassins waiting for him.
  • The second and third books focus on a brother-sister pair of assassins.
  • The other assassins failed to act as the cars drove past them quickly.
  • But that was beautiful at the same time, because she was an assassin, after all.
  • You look upon me as a sort of would-be assassin. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The assassins hold out until their ammunition runs low and most of them have been killed.
  • The assassin then cut off his own head, which also fell into the boiling water.
  • At higher levels assassins can even hide themselves while in plain sight of an enemy.
  • I have just heard that the assassins are going to try and carry out their plot at once.
  • Crime Master took the boy under his wing and trained him to be an assassin.
  • He thus laid himself more fully open to the assassin's knife. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 6, by Charles Morris
  • At the same time, each of the assassins gain access to the hotel in their own various ways.
  • So during his childhood he is taught the ways of an assassin.
  • One of her companions is killed by an assassin but gives up her new name in the process.
  • The story may also have been the inspiration for the role-playing game Assassin.
  • The other assassins failed to act as the cars drove past them.
  • Cheng then tells the assassin's son that his father has gone away.
  • The band took their name from the idea of being "hired assassins of rock".
  • It was argued that a professional assassin would not use such a poor quality weapon.
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Meaning of assassin

  • noun A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    his assassins were hunted down like animals, assassinators of kings and emperors
  • noun A member of a secret order of muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed christian crusaders