Examples of assassin in a Sentence
John Wilkes Booth was the assassin of Abraham Lincoln.
shot down by an unknown assassin
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The Yankees’ baby faced assassin had returned, and his re-emergence was given a proper celebration.
Much of the material concerns Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, whose connections to foreign governments, as well as American intelligence agencies, have been suspected for years.
Hours earlier, Arthur had received a dreaded telegram from his cabinet confirming that President James A. Garfield, who had been lingering with a gunshot wound inflicted on July 2 by a would-be assassin, had finally died.
Others say the tactics allegedly employed by the gang, which seemed to possess an uncanny ability to evade police searches, were too proficient to be the work of amateur assassins.
The horror of the assassin's shots shattered dreams, and echoed through the decades, coloring our politics, and lives.
Written by Jeff Stetson, the one-act production relays a tone of mutual respect that is shared by the anti-bigotry leaders who both will fall victims to assassins.
Real assassins don't tend to respond to interview requests.
The innocent poet was not the conspiratorial assassin Cinna, but unfortunately shared a name with the killer.
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