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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

murder of a relative

Usage examples (28)
  • The student learned about parricide, suicide, and homicide in law school.
  • The word parricide is contrary to its original import, applied to the murderer of any near relative.
  • University of South Florida who has studied the crime, called parricide, for more than 30
  • You know, Bethany, the reality is that parricide, which is slang for parenticide, is very rare, much less when a girl, a girl, a teenager commits parricide. for more
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