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synonyms for homicide

  • assassination
  • crime
  • foul play
  • manslaughter
  • murder
  • slaying
  • bloodshed
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • death
  • hit
  • offing
  • ride
  • big chill
  • bump-off
  • rubout
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Scott, who grew up in one of the city’s most homicide-plagued neighborhoods, watched from his perch as chairman of the council’s public safety committee as the recent pullback occurred and violence filled the void.
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A Thurston homicide requires a finding of Thurston recklessness and is a Thurston-class felony.
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He is facing six criminal counts, five of which are felonies, including first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, and intentional first-degree intentional homicide.
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That flame was fanned by the president’s recent refusal to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old supporter armed with a military-style rifle who was charged with homicide for shooting two demonstrators.
DESPITE PLEAS TO STAY AWAY, TRUMP VISITS KENOSHAARIC JENKINSSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Kyle Rittenhouse faces five felony charges that include first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree reckless homicide, and a misdemeanor charge for possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor.
PROSECUTORS CHARGE TEEN IN FATAL SHOOTING OF TWO PROTESTORS AND WOUNDING OF A THIRD IN KENOSHAKDUNN6AUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
His request was denied, and he was told instead to rely on the homicide team’s interview with Browder.
POLICE REVIEW BOARD WAS DENIED DOCS, INTERVIEWS IN 2015 SHOOTING REVIEWSARA LIBBYJULY 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In one recent year, for instance, twice as many people died in Philadelphia from drug overdose — most involving opioids — as from homicide.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Just a killing, a plain open and shut case of homicide for no earthly reason imaginable to the police.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And those birds chatting down the hall were local coppers with a couple of men from the County Homicide Squad.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There were a lot of cops up there, a lot of plain clothes men and lads from the homicide bureau.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HOMICIDE

  • assassination
  • bumping off
  • foul play
  • hit
  • homicide
  • killing
  • murder
  • offing
  • rubout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.