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Synonyms for assassin
əˈsæs ɪnas·sas·sin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assassin, assassinator, bravonoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bravo, assassinator

  2. assassinnoun

    a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

    Synonyms:
    bravo, assassinator

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assassinnoun

    Synonyms:
    murderer, slayer, cut-throat, assassinator, bravo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "assassin":

    murderer, killer, slayer, assasin, kiiler, callin

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Assassin":

    Assasin

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How to use assassin in a sentence?

  1. Tyron Edwards:

    The slanderer and the assassin differ only in the weapon they use; with the one it is the dagger, with the other the tongue. The former is worse that the latter, for the last only kills the body, while the other murders the reputation.

  2. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.

  3. Nancy Reagan:

    Without Jerry looking out for Ronnie on March 30, 1981, I would have certainly lost my best friend and roommate to an assassin's bullet, jerry was not only one of the finest Secret Service agents to ever serve this country, but one of the most decent human beings I've ever known. He was humble but strong, reserved but confident, and blessed with a great sense of humor. It is no wonder that he and my husband got along so well.

  4. President Mattarella:

    It's something I've never [spoken about], he was in his car. And he was going to Mass with his wife and his children. And an assassin approached the car and shot him despite the fact that the wife of my brother was trying to protect his head with her hands, and she was also wounded.

  5. Ezio Auditore da Firenze:

    you can't spell assassin without sin and twice the ass.

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