Synonyms for assassination

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Assassination, blinding, or banishment were the price of defeat.

Assassination, when it proceeded from the mob, was in their eyes no offence at all.

Assassination didn't work but combat did, and the results were the same.

Assassination, with some one else doing the work, was much the better way.

Assassination is an ugly word: it was not used, but it was contemplated.

Assassination, in our modern eyes, is the last and lowest infamy of a coward.

Assassination, committed in the service of the King, deserves to be rewarded.

Assassination caught in the very act, if ever there was such a thing.

Assassination instigated by the Swedish Official Persons, it is thought.

So many such letters accumulated that he grimly packeted them together and labeled the mass: "Assassination Papers."

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, noun of action from assassinate (v.).

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