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Synonyms for assassin

Synonyms for assassin

a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

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5 THE BOURNE IDENTITY (2002) MATT DAMON'S first outing as the government assassin Jason Bourne who is determined to piece together his past after suffering amnesia.
The Assassin is not defined by the whooshing of its blades through air, but by the breath of a light breeze, which is felt in the gentle movements of its endless natural imagery.
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Arno's quest leads him to an alliance with the Assassins, which causes some headaches since Arno's love interest, Elise, is a Templar through and through.
The Mongols were familiar with the Assassins and their deeds, and the reduction of Alamut (and other Assassin fortresses that had sprung up in the area) was on Hulagu's bucket list.
Eventually, the action shifts to Haytham's son, Connor, the iconic half-English, half-Mohawk Assassin you see on the cover of the game.
In the new game, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in
13 ASSASSINS (15) Verdict: HHHII TELL me again, how many Navy Seals did President Obama use to change the course of history last weekend by 'eliminating' Osama Bin Laden?
In the original, you were forever jumping to the modern day plot of Desmond, who was being forced to relive the memories of his ancestor Altair, a medieval assassin.
Ninja Assassin Cast: Rain, Naomi Harris, Ben Miles, Rick Yune, Sung Kang Direction: James McTeigue
Ubisoft is excited to share a new Assassin s Creed experience with the public," Ubisoft chief executive Yves Guillemot said in a release.
Sharjah Police have arrested a man who they believe to be a professional assassin, who is accused of killing a man who sexually harassed another man's wife.
Moving around each city shows off the game's excellent animation as the assassin leaps across rooftops or lurks among crowds, using a simple control system.
When his younger brother is mistaken for Castro and murdered by an assassin working for the Batista regime, Ramon seeks the assassin to exact revenge, but when he sees the cruel conditions in Cuba, he changes allegiance and helps Castro put an end to the Batista government.
Prayers for the Assassin, a breakout hit by the thriller writer Robert Ferrigno, attempts to do for militant Islam what the movie Red Dawn did for Soviet communism: Envision a world where the wrong side wins the war.