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Synonyms for assassination

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. character assassination, assassination, blackwash(noun)

    an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

    Synonyms:
    character assassination, black lotion, blackwash

  2. assassination(noun)

    murder of a public figure by surprise attack

    Synonyms:
    character assassination, blackwash

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assassination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    murder (by secret assault)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    murder, assassinating, assassinate, assassinated, killing, assassinations

How to pronounce assassination?

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Daniel
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Karen
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How to use assassination in a sentence?

  1. Frank Buckley:

    When somebody calls for the assassination of the president, there should be a response from the university, the right to free speech should not be respected if that speech calls for violence.

  2. Harry S Truman:

    Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.

  3. Qassem Soleimani:

    I shed no tears for Irans General Suleimani, but his assassination at Trumps personal order risks a massive Persian Gulf war and also violated both domestic and international law unless it was demonstrably necessary to prevent an imminent lethal attack by Suleimani.

  4. Unknown Russian:

    Every culture has its distinctive and normal system of government. Yours is democracy, moderated by corruption. Ours is totalitarianism, moderated by assassination.

  5. Mansur Sadulaev:

    Opponents of the Russian regime and supporters of the independence of the Chechen Republic, especially those who express themselves openly, are in constant danger both in the EU and in any other country, among the many murders and murder attempts on opponents of the Russian regime there is the recent assassination of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili in Berlin.


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