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Synonyms for fratricide

a person who murders their brother or sister

fire that injures or kills an ally

Related Words

the murder of your sibling

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Two soldiers were also injured in that fratricide incident whom the police identified as Ravinder Nath and Habib-ul-Islam.
This book's organization is straightforward, beginning with a short introduction about the problem of fratricide before moving into an explanation of the importance of teamwork and communication.
Since militancy broke out in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989, there have been several incidents of fratricide among the security forces deployed in the state.
This fratricide will plague him during the next election if he's still around.
Treachery, war–lust, cannibalism, incest, mysticism and a touch of fratricide.
Instead of fratricide, they sold their brother off to some passing bearded women and he ended up in prison, at which point Rhondda-born H sang Close Every Door - my very favourite song from the musical - perfectly.
Used to identify aircraft and ships as friendly forces, it reduces the risk of fratricide.
According to preliminary investigation, Sanaullah was working in the jail garden when he entered into an argument with Vinod, a former Army jawan serving life term for fratricide.
Tsonga retrouve Llodra et si la logique est respectee il rencontrera des les huitiemes de finale, lors d'un nouveau duel fratricide, Richard Gasquet, oppose a l'Espagnol Albert Montanes au premier tour.
Fratricide, also known as friendly fire, is the term used by the British and American military to denote incidents in which an intent to kill the enemy results in accidental harm to members of one's own forces.
God will not forgive those who commit fratricide in the ancient and historical city of Osh, in the foothills of Sulayman-Too mountain.
He comes across as weird and not just because of the "man from Mars" about him, but because of the political fratricide he perpetrated when he stood against his more qualified brother David.
Despite an ocean of words about violenceits origins, course, and prevention," he writes, "something has gone virtually unrecognized: its primal form is fratricide.
As Grillo tells it, the cartels' fratricide has barely dented an industry that nets an estimated $30 billion per year: "In the drug business, it seems, a war economy functions perfectly well.
Far to the left of today's shambolic New/Old Labour Party, who still seem to be committed to their old habit of fratricide (cheer up David, it's not just you that brother Ed has his knife into), the LibDems peddle an outdated ideology which would have suited the tastes of at least two middle class white Victorian men who also never soiled their hands with honest toil: step forward Messrs Marx and Engels.