Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of assassinate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective murdered by surprise attack for political reasons

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Examples

  • Several score well-known and not so well-known microbiologists and other weapons-connected scientists have been assassinated from the 1980†™ s to the present, undoubtedly because they knew too much or they were politically opposed to the government and had a history of speaking out.

    What censorship looks like « BuzzMachine

  • On the other hand, several score well-known and not so well-known microbiologists and other weapons-connected scientists have been assassinated from the 1980†™ s to the present, undoubtedly because they knew too much or because they were politically opposed to the government and had a history of speaking out.

    Stern outtakes! « BuzzMachine

  • Several score well-known and not so well-known microbiologists and other weapons-connected scientists have been assassinated from the 1980†™ s to the present, undoubtedly because they knew too much or they were politically opposed to the government and had a history of speaking out.

    What censorship looks like « BuzzMachine

  • Several score well-known and not so well-known microbiologists and other weapons-connected scientists have been assassinated from the 1980†™ s to the present, undoubtedly because they knew too much or they were politically opposed to the government and had a history of speaking out.

    PR = MR + BR « BuzzMachine

  • Honestly, im one of the 'they' that has been worried bout him gettin assassinated. .i guess God that put Him up there will def protect him.

    But they said they would not let him....

  • His father and mother were assassinated, which is what started this barking war!

    Behemoth

  • Besides the fact that the IFP list of its so-called assassinated leaders contains some fictitious names, Mdlalose has the temerity to be concerned only about the so-called IFP leaders.

    STATEMENT ON PREMIER MDLALOSE'S STATEMENT

  • Besides the fact that the IFP list of its so-called assassinated leaders contains some fictitious names, Mdlalose has the temerity to be concerned only about the so-called IFP leaders.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In those days, more than 30 comrades of our had been assassinated, that is to say, out of those who landed; and then came the killing of December, during that tragic night in the zone of Holguin, when they killed, I think, 20; and so 26 citizens had been killed and "it pleased the periodical to congratulate the president and express its hope for harmonious coexistence."

    TELEVISION INTERVIEW

  • The President can declare American citizens combatants and have them assassinated, which is capital punishment without a trial.

    Crooks and Liars

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