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Synonyms for assassination

Synonyms for assassination

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

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The Arabian Nights was screened at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival last May as part of the Directors' Fortnight section, while The Assasin was an official selection in the main competition section.
As a producer, Lubin's credits include "Convicts 4," "Billy Budd," "The Outrage," "The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones," "A Gunfight" and "Day of the Assasin.
She was shot dead by a hit-man and detectives believe Sullivan hired the assasin.
Whether Dan White went to Vietnam and killed gooks or became a cop and beat up blacks and gays, or even if he had instead become a priest and devoted his life to warping young minds rather than fulfilling his ultimate destiny as a political assasin for the business establishment, his whole existence would still stand as mute and awful testimony to the horrors that we as a society visit on our fellow humans.
Limbaugh said that he had to cancel a variety of things in wake of Hurricane Irma including a private movie screening for Dylan O'Brien and Michael Keaton's upcoming flick, "American Assasin.
But in Witherspoon he is facing a man who twice held versions of the World Heavyweight crown, sparred with Muhammad Ali, won 38 of his 55 pro victories by knockout - and lost a split decision to all-time great Larry Holmes when the Easton Assasin was at his peak.
Although she shaped as though the return to today's trip would suit, she tends to take a bit of winding up and has nothing in hand of third home The Winged Assasin on revised terms.
Brian Dick meets the smiling assasin of British tennis - Page 28
DJs Adappa, Turner, Reaper, Spinna, Vinyard, Mission and Lem will be cranking up the tempo with MCs Assasin, Venom, THC, Alligator, Vader and 9mm providing the verbal assault.
The following decade was much kinder to el asesino del tango (the assasin of the tango) as some critics continued to label Piazzolla.
Third: 9-4 Fatboyz Tyson, 5-2 Cian Jamie, 3 Lemon Velvet, 4 Tolerton Crasher, 10 Assasin Blue, Crossfield Kurt.
His latest ruthless character is assasin Arthur Bishop.
31 (480m): Was Not Ricky, Cover Mazz, Wraysbury Eagle, Filey Assasin, Skywalker Flame (M), Droopy's Alastair (W).
ABERDEEN assasin Lee McAllister last night welcomed the prospect of a rematch with John Murray for three lightweight belts.
The Winged Assasin (9-2 joint-favourite) landed a bit of a punt for John Akehurst in the Sponsor A Race @racesponsors.