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killer

noun annihilator, assassin, assassinator, butcher, criminal, destroyer, exterminator, gunman, hit man, liquidator, manslayer, mass slayer, murderer, serial murderer, shooter, slayer, triggerman, villain
Associated concepts: cop killer law, serial killer
See also: criminal
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The killer frequently begged his wife to return, and relatives, neighbors, and other witnesses often heard the husband scream, as William Arf did on October 7, 1908, "you won't [return home], won't you?
The killer I interviewed claimed he was "an ordinary man come to an extraordinary conclusion", and that he killed "for company".
One reason it isn't an outright remake of The Killer is the fear US audiences wouldn't accept such a male soulmate relationship - where holding pistols to each other's heads becomes the equivalent of dancing cheek-to-cheek.
Its size makes it possible to hide the activities of one perpetrator killing in large numbers - as long as the killer changes location and is well organised.
And even though the film seems to support Graysmith's theory about who the killer really was, the still-open case makes for one big anti-climax after a string of smaller, frustrating ones.
When the killer singles Dantzler out via letters, insinuating he knows who killed his mother, the detective begins a desperate search to find the murderer while trying to solve his own mother's death.
The Dalhousie biologists portray the four best-studied cetacean species--the bottlenose dolphin, the killer whale, the sperm whale, and the humpback whale--as generators of group-based, cultural systems of communication, feeding, mating, and raising their young.
The researchers chose three patients and isolated from their bodies another type of white blood cell, the killer T-cell, which destroys HIV.
The killer stated that this gave him the advantage because he already had the gun in his hand.
During his interview with Silveria, the killer asked Palmini, "Are you that Elvis Cop?
Jonathan Simkins, from Insect I-Q was sent to exterminate the killer bee's hive.
There's more blood in Alvart's film than in any of the Lecter chronicles because the killer paints with it.