assassinator

Definitions of assassinator
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n a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

assassinators of kings and emperors”
Synonyms:
assassin, bravo
Examples:
John Wilkes Booth
United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
Lee Harvey Oswald
United States assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1939-1963)
Type of:
liquidator, manslayer, murderer
a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

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