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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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The Westies boss was shot three times by an assasin wearing a wig and glasses.
The Winged Assasin proved just that - metaphorically at least - in the other 6f handicap on the card, cutting down his rivals in the last strides under Ian Mongan to land a sizeable gamble for owners Bill Hinge and John Searchfield.
Perhaps age has set in but Sampras, 30, was dumped by Swiss George Bastl, who was allowed in as a lucky loser from the qualifiers, and 32-year-old Agassi's assasin hails from Thailand.
Only his incredible boxing instincts and huge experience kept the Baby Faced Assasin in the fight, but this time it may be experience that works against him.
Top Plan is hit and miss, but decent on a good day and he is fair value at the morning odds, while a saver on unexposed Hidden Assasin also appeals at a double-figure price.
52pm over 700m where Barrie Draper's Hidden Assasin can follow up an impressive staying debut win at Sheffield.
Better to make Coral pay for making the Baby Faced Assasin so big for the opener.
The new show features a range of brand new characters including a randy pensioner, a competitive beggar and the world's worst trained assasin.
Salma Hayek |takes on waves of slick assasins in thriller Everly
2 -- Trailer They are back at it again, the elderly assasins with a new story, and I love John Malkovich, he always chooses to play a wacky character.
That high-profile investigation saw advanced technology and skillful investigators determine that a team of professional assasins had murdered Al Mabhouh at the Dubai hotel where he was staying.
It's deadly MCing going on, I'm talking bout like ninja assasins and it's like, Now who want some?