Assassin and Murderer


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Assassin noun – A person who kills another person.
Usage example: shot down by an unknown assassin

Murderer is a synonym for assassin in killer topic. In some cases you can use "Murderer" instead a noun "Assassin", when it comes to topics like butcher, shooter. popular alternative
Nearby Words: assassinate, assassination, assassinated
Synonyms for Assassin


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Murderer noun – A person who kills another person.
Usage example: the murderer was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

Assassin is a synonym for murderer in killer topic. You can use "Assassin" instead a noun "Murderer", if it concerns topics such as butcher, shooter, person who kills. popular alternative
Nearby Words: murder, murderous, murdered, murdering, murderess
Synonyms for Murderer

How words are described

human human assassin human murderer
female female assassin female murderer
original original assassin original murderer
true true assassin true murderer
Other adjectives: top, dead, notorious, actual, real, violent, dangerous, evil, amoral, infamous, cold, potential, young, professional, cold-blooded, former, ruthless, mysterious, unknown, titular, psychotic, attempted, psychopathic, sociopathic.

Both words in one sentence

  • That Man Is Dead Deepgate Codex: Serial murderer and assassin Carnival reacts very badly to her old name "Rebecca".
  • Apocalyptic Log Killer7 has as its second-to-last level a high school in Seattle dotted with old style tape-recordings containing the details of a detective's investigation of the murderer and assassin Emir Parkreiner.
  • Adaptational Villainy Dec insisted in his letters that his brother was a "deadly felon-murderer and secret assassin-spy agent against me for this Gangster Government".
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