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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Murder of a public figure by surprise attack; An attack intended to ruin someone's reputation.

Usage examples (35)
  • assassination has never changed the history of the world.
  • This time it was what he called the assassination of Isaac.
  • He said the strategy is likely to include what he called assassination hit teams.
  • Yet Hazlitt also claims that the reviewers calculatingly engage in "assassination" to make money (16: 239). for more
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