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rubout

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rubout

  1. the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life <the mafia boss ordered a rubout as casually as you might order a pizza> Synonyms blood, foul play, murder, homicide, slayingRelated Words chance-medley, killing, manslaughter; bloodshed, butchery, carnage, decimation, destruction, massacre, slaughter; assassination, execution, hit; euthanasia, mercy killing; filicide, fratricide, matricide, parricide, patricide, regicide, uxoricide




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