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The final bill preserves the tax, but temporarily doubles those thresholds — in 2026, the status quo estate tax go back into effect (watch out for an uptick in patricides among the one percent in 2025).
And so a new narrative emerged, one of patricide -- the killing of one's father.
Yet Western culture has been haunted for millennia by the wretched House of Atreus – cursed through the generations with fratricide, patricide, filicide, mariticide, and matricide.
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PATRICIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of patricide for English Language Learners
: the act of murdering your own father
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