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assassination

The deliberate killing of a person, especially a public figure, either for hire or to advance a religious, ideological, political or military agenda.
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His early pace still carried him to a first bend lead, but he could not shake off his rivals down the back and only had a length in hand of Assasin Blue turning for home.
Know No Fear was noted travelling particularly well, but Barry always appeared confident she had enough in the tank, and under hands and heels riding, The Winged Assasin held off Know No Fear's challenge to secure a half-length verdict.
15 Jason Statham plays an elite all-action assasin.
Ryan, who drove the killer to Ian's home on a stolen motorbike, tried to claim he didn't know the assasin had a gun and thought he just planned to scare his victim.
THE WINGED ASSASIN, bought by Gloucestershire trainer Sean Lycett in October, followed up his recent course-and-distance success with another tenacious victory in the hands of Lucy Barry in the 1m11/2f apprentice handicap.
Amnesiac rogue assasin Jason Bourne's long buried memories are reawakened by a British journalist researching the secret organisation who were responsible for turning him into a killing machine.
The final film in the trilogy featuring trained assasin Jason Bourne, played by Matt Damon (pictured), pipped The Simpsons Movie and Shrek The Third to the top spot.
I had my first date with an Essex girl last week - and was shot to pieces by snooker's very own baby-faced assasin.
TheWinged Assasin, recently bought out of Michael Wigham's yard, made an immediate impact for new trainer Shaun Lycett when taking the 1m1f apprentices' handicap under Lucy Barry, who got the 13-2 shot home by half a length from Know No Fear.
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A warlord resolves to rid the desert of tribes, but they hire a legendary assasin.