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synonyms for killer

  • assassin
  • butcher
  • executioner
  • exterminator
  • hunter
  • slayer
  • cut-throat
  • gunman/woman
  • gunperson
  • hit man
  • hit person
  • hit woman
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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.
ARE YOU YODA OR DARTH VADER? - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEBRIAN GALLAGHERAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
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.
NO, ANIMALS DO NOT HAVE GENDERS - FACTS SO ROMANTICCAILIN O'CONNORAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Of 99 observed deaths, 21 could be attributed to infanticide, always by female killers.
FEMALE HYENAS KILL OFF CUBS IN THEIR OWN CLANSCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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.
THIS ICHTHYOSAUR DIED AFTER DEVOURING A CREATURE NEARLY AS LONG AS ITSELFMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The immune responses they produced in the treated volunteers suggest a vaccine to protect people against the killer virus might be close.
NEW COVID-19 VACCINES SHOW PROMISE IN PEOPLETINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
For several years, researchers at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio, had been working on a system to wipe out killer germs.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
For example, Cohn and others who study Jennifer’s generation have learned that women who were exposed to a certain insect killer in the womb and during puberty are more likely to develop breast cancer in their 40s and 50s.
DECADES-LONG PROJECT IS LINKING OUR HEALTH TO THE ENVIRONMENTLINDSEY KONKELMARCH 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This was after the killer had already been caught and had confessed.
5 PSYCHOLOGY TERMS YOU’RE PROBABLY MISUSING (EP. 334 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
But the knife and the thin, dirty fingers of the killer did not permit his body to alter its position.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The killer walked to the bushes at the west side of the gate, parted the branches with his dirty fingers.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO KILLER

  • butcher
  • dropper
  • eliminator
  • enforcer
  • executioner
  • gun
  • gun person
  • hatchet person
  • hit person
  • killer
  • liquidator
  • piece person
  • plugger
  • slayer
  • torpedo
  • trigger person
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