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assassin

  

      n   a murderer, esp. one who kills a prominent political figure  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin assassinus, from Arabic hashshashin, plural of hashshash one who eats hashish)  


Assassin  
      n   a member of a secret sect of Muslim fanatics operating in Persia and Syria from about 1090 to 1256, murdering their victims, usually Crusaders  
assassin bug  
      n   any long-legged predatory, often blood-sucking, insect of the heteropterous family Reduviidae  
assassin fly  
      n      another name for       robber fly  
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Assassin  
      n   a member of a secret sect of Muslim fanatics operating in Persia and Syria from about 1090 to 1256, murdering their victims, usually Crusaders  


assassin  
      n   a murderer, esp. one who kills a prominent political figure  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin assassinus, from Arabic hashshashin, plural of hashshash one who eats hashish)  
assassin bug  
      n   any long-legged predatory, often blood-sucking, insect of the heteropterous family Reduviidae  
assassin fly  
      n      another name for       robber fly  

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assassin

  
  
eliminator     (slang)   executioner, hatchet man     (slang)   hit man     (slang)   killer, liquidator, murderer, slayer  

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