Examples of assassin in a Sentence
John Wilkes Booth was the assassin of Abraham Lincoln.
shot down by an unknown assassin
Recent Examples of assassin from the Web
Only on a night like tonight would an arms dealer, an assassin, a mob boss and several thieves bring this pandemonium inside the hotel all at once.
We are then introduced to a beautiful, classical music-loving assassin (code name: Bach), who totes a pistol named Anna Magdalena.
And when granted permission, Stem assumes full control of Grey’s body and turns him into an invincible, hyper-agile assassin, allowing him to personally settle the score with the men who ruined his life.
That season closer all but promised a spy-versus-assassin war is on the horizon for BBC America’s best show.
The base desires of assassins, thieves, and gangsters are yesterday’s news, their gun-toting antics mere grist for the story mill.
Chow Yun-fat plays an assassin looking to perform his last hit and winds up partnering with a young, but brave cop.
Lupita Nyong'o is in negotiations to play an assassin in John Woo's The Killer.
Eppridge, born in Buenos Aires in 1938, is best known for his photographs of Robert F. Kennedy dying from an assassin’s bullet in 1968, a few years after the book’s photographs were taken.
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: a person who kills someone (such as a famous or important person) usually for political reasons or for money : a person who assassinates someone
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