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You go on Netflix and the most highly watched shows are the ones that are unsolved mysteries, or this serial-killer profile.

We do not, for instance, see killer whale pods where females learn special behaviors only from females, and pass these on only to other females.

Of 99 observed deaths, 21 could be attributed to infanticide, always by female killers.

The ichthyosaur could have injured its neck while holding the thalattosaur in its jaws and thrashing its head, which is how crocodiles and killer whales rip up their food without particularly sharp teeth.

The immune responses they produced in the treated volunteers suggest a vaccine to protect people against the killer virus might be close.

Barry showed me his room—a one bedroom with a killer view of Riverbank State Park and the Hudson.

The would-be pope killer loves to be in front of the cameras, and the press in Italy is happy to oblige.

By Jerome Groopman, New Yorker Researchers get closer to outwitting a killer.

They waved down a pair of responding cops who followed the alleged cop killer into the subway.

In the course of his confession, he supplied details that should only have been known to the killer.

But the knife and the thin, dirty fingers of the killer did not permit his body to alter its position.

The killer walked to the bushes at the west side of the gate, parted the branches with his dirty fingers.

His gloved fingers closed on Squid Murphy and the killer called Shiv simultaneously.

I'm staying here because if it's the last thing I do, I'm going to convince you that I'm not a killer.

Watch now for the glowing hands of the killer—the man who has been impersonating the Eye ever since Carlson was killed.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to killer, such as: assassin, butcher, executioner, exterminator, hunter, and slayer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.