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Adjective: assassinated  u'sa-su,ney-tid
  1. Murdered by surprise attack for political reasons
    "the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders"
Verb: assassinate  u'sa-su,neyt
  1. Murder; especially of socially prominent persons
    "Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel"
     
  2. Destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation
    "He assassinated his enemy's character"

See also: dead

Type of: asperse, besmirch, calumniate, defame, denigrate, kill, slander, smear, smirch, sully

Encyclopedia: Assassinated

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