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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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Rooney's particular study is football, and with the touch of an angel, the vision of a mind-reader and the ruthlessness of an assasin,Rooney is the most naturally-gifted footballer these shores have witnessed for years.
The double was completed by Tyrur McGuigan in the final heat, but he gave his supporters some very anxious moments after an uncharacteristic slow start saw him crowded between Assasin Blue and Star Head in the opening yards.
U7(3) Hanna SAOIRSE Ronan plays a young assasin who is chased by a CIA agent Cate Blanchett and mercenary Tom Hollander.
Meanwhile, Aberdeen assasin Lee McAllister has welcomed the prospect of a rematch with John Murray for three lightweight belts.
MANCHESTER UNITED'S babyfaced assasin Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last night saluted Premiership rival Colin Hendry as one of football's good guys .
15 Jason Statham plays an elite all-action assasin.
Shaun Lycett's The Winged Assasin was given a well judged ride by Lucy Barry when claiming top honours in the Play Bingo At totesport.
ABERDEEN assasin Lee McAllister last night welcomed the prospect of a rematch with John Murray for three lightweight belts.
A REAL IRA assasin is under investigation by police and social services for allegedly abusing his children.
Jamie Snowden, who moves yards from near Salisbury to Folly House in Lambourn over the next week, sent out Ixora to defy a break of 220 days with success over The Winged Assasin in the 2m intermediate hurdle.
Amnesiac rogue assasin Jason Bourne's long buried memories are reawakened by a British journalist researching the secret organisation who were responsible for turning him into a killing machine.
Ryan, who drove the killer to Ian's home on a stolen motorbike, tried to claim he didn't know the assasin had a gun and thought he just planned to scare his victim.
Players on the tour and in the creative campaign include Professor, Hot Sauce, Escalade, Bad Santa, Helicopter, The Assasin, Go Get It, Baby Shaq, Silk, Springs and, 8th Wonder.
THE WINGED ASSASIN, bought by Gloucestershire trainer Sean Lycett in October, followed up his recent course-and-distance success with another tenacious victory in the hands of Lucy Barry in the 1m11/2f apprentice handicap.
The final film in the trilogy featuring trained assasin Jason Bourne, played by Matt Damon (pictured), pipped The Simpsons Movie and Shrek The Third to the top spot.