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murderer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of murderer

  1. a person who kills another person <the murderer was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole> Synonyms cutthroat, homicide, killer, manslayer, assassinRelated Words bravo, hit man, torpedo, triggerman; butcher, executioner, massacrer, slaughterer, slayer; murderess





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