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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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Shipman was so successful as a killer because he provided a service no other GP in Manchester offered, by visiting his victims in their home.
Further studies will be required before the findings can be translated into direct benefit to patients; however, the team are planning on focusing their efforts at finding ways to reduce the loss of L-selectin from the surface of killer T cells in order to increase the number of killer T cells that can home in on infected tissues.
What remains for French literary and cultural scholars to do is to reconsider the works of art produced by these killers as expressions of nineteenth-century culture worthy of being studied in their own right.
The Birmingham City University professor has been dubbed a "real-life Cracker" as one of the country's foremost experts on serial killers.
Guevara and colleagues reported their technique proved effective in jumpstarting defective immune systems in immuno-compromised mice and in human killer T cells taken from people with HIV.
Lt Cmdr Harkin told the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group: "On January 27 and 28 we observed a significant number of killer whales west of Tory Island.
It was only later when we looked at the picture we realised it could have been a killer whale.
It was a profitable partnership, which saw the whalers become wealthy, and the Killer Whales never hungry, and which lasted until the one night trust was broken.
What fascinates Fincher and screenwriter James Vanderbilt isn't the Zodiac Killer or his methods or the coded letters he sent to the killer was never caught.
A Killer Life, her follow-up, is a more personal survey of her life at the helm of New York's Killer Films.
Between 1875 and 1920 fewer than one Chicago killer in four was convicted.
A selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor can enhance killer lymphocyte activity against HIV infection, according to pre-liminary study findings.