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synonyms for garroter

  • firing squad
  • electrocutioner
  • killer
  • strangler
  • death squad
  • hired gun
  • hit man
  • hit woman
  • lyncher
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How to use garroter in a sentence

He was a garroter by profession, accustomed to rely upon his fists only for the exchange of amenities.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
It was the street boy turned pickpocket, and a pickpocket turned garroter.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
In his youth he had been a highwayman, and probably a garroter.
THE POPHAM COLONYWILLIAM FREDERICK POOLE
One hand of the garroter was on his throat, the other was busily rifling his pockets.
MOHUN, OR, THE LAST DAYS OF LEE AND HIS PALADINSJOHN ESTEN COOKE
He is a harmless enough fellow, Parker by name, a garroter by trade, and a remarkable performer upon the Jew's harp.
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
A garroter lay on the roof ready to entangle me with his noose if I should escape the dagger of the old hag.
DRACULA'S GUESTBRAM STOKER
"I know the way," whispered the garroter, and a few gathered around him.
THE WRECK OF THE TITANMORGAN ROBERTSON
He is a harmless enough fellow, Parker by name, a garroter by trade, and a remarkable performer upon the jew's-harp.
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO GARROTER

  • death squad
  • electrocutioner
  • firing squad
  • garroter
  • hired gun
  • hit man
  • hit woman
  • killer
  • lyncher
  • strangler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.