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  Definition of Assassin
  1. a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
  2. a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders
Similar Words: assassinator, bravo

 

Hyponyms: Booth, John Wilkes Booth, Oswald, Lee Harvey Oswald

 

Derivational Morphology: assassinate

 

 
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