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synonyms for assassinate

  • execute
  • gun down
  • kill
  • slaughter
  • slay
  • eliminate
  • hit
  • liquidate
  • bump off
  • do in
  • knock off
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Not long after he was arrested, the FBI said that Hopkins and others had trained to assassinate former President Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire philanthropist George Soros.
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The FBI discovered texts in which he threatened to assassinate Pelosi and District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser.
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They wanted small, independent teams smart and flexible enough to blow up bridges, cut communication lines, train resistance fighters, and assassinate foreign targets, then slip away unnoticed.
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His was the advice that kept Bill Clinton from unleashing hellfire on Iraq after its intelligence service had tried to assassinate Bush 41 during a visit to Kuwait.
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Drones Change the GameWhen Obama authorized the use of an armed drone to assassinate an American citizen outside of a war zone for the first time, the rules of engagement changed forever.
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A human rights activist and columnist at Newsclick news website, Gautam Navlakha has been jailed since April and faces charges on alleged links to Maoist militants and being part of a conspiracy to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Earlier this month, the Department of State criticized Saudi Arabia’s “detention” of the children of a former Saudi intelligence official now in Canada who has accused Crown Prime Mohammed — better known as MBS — of trying to assassinate him.
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSASSINATE

  • assassinated
  • bankrupted
  • bumped off
  • butchered
  • cooled
  • did away with
  • dilapidated
  • dispatched
  • eliminated
  • executed
  • fatigued
  • finished
  • frazzled
  • killed
  • knocked out
  • liquidated
  • murdered
  • put away
  • ruined
  • shattered
  • slaughtered
  • slew
  • tired
  • wearied
  • wore out
  • wrecked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.