murderer


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murderer

noun annihilator, assassin, assassinator, butcher, contract killer, criminal, destroyer, eradicator, exterminator, gunman, hired gun, hired killer, hit man, killer, liquidator, slaughterer, slayer, sniper
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Huck, it'll be the bulliest thing that ever happened if we find the body after everybody else has quit looking, and then go ahead and hunt up the murderer.
In thought, she saw the picture again -- the murderer hurling the Spud of the plow into the air, and setting the life or death of the woman who had deserted him on the hazard of the falling point.
He faintly moaned, "I am done for," as the victim, and he barbarously bellowed, "I'll serve you out," as the murderer.
Shall we suffer that this young Zulu dog, this murderer of a girl, be chief over us?
Even then it will recover, and you will go on being a murderer, making for yourself day by day a murderer's face, without the satisfaction of having really murdered.
Yes, in these halls, stained with the noble and pure blood of my father and my brethren in these very halls, to have lived the paramour of their murderer, the slave at once and the partaker of his pleasures, was to render every breath which I drew of vital air, a crime and a curse.
Just before him Tom lay motionless upon the sward; but the murderer minded him not a whit, cleansing his blood-stained knife the while upon a wisp of grass.
It will not be long before I am led to jail as a murderer.
The murderer was gone long ago; but there lay his victim in the middle of the lane, incredibly mangled.
I'm not exactly given to brag when I'm away from my own country--one hears too much of that all the time--but between you and me, I shouldn't say that it was possible for two crimes like that to be committed in New York City and for the murderer to get off scot free in either case.
bellowed another murderer, putting his musket to his temples and pulling the trigger.
Thus the earth, the air, and the water alike refused shelter to a murderer.