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/əˈsasin/,
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assassins, plural;
  1. A murderer of an important person in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons

  2. A member of the Nizari branch of Ismaili Muslims at the time of the Crusades, when the newly established sect ruled part of northern Persia (1094–1256). They were renowned as militant fanatics, and were popularly reputed to use hashish before going on murder missions


  1. a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
  2. a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders
  3. character assassination: an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
  4. (assassination) murder of a public figure by surprise attack
  5. The Way of the Tiger is the name of a series of adventure gamebooks by Mark Smith and Jamie Thomson set on the fantasy world of Orb. The reader takes the part of a young ninja, Avenger, on his quest to avenge his foster father and recover the Scrolls of Kettsuin. ...
  6. Assassin is a 1973 British thriller film directed by Peter Crane and starring Ian Hendry, Edward Judd and Frank Windsor. The British government hires in an assasain to kill a Ministry of Defence official suspected of leaking secrets.
  7. The Assassin album was recorded in early 1984 and from these sessions, the band released a 7" single of the concert favorites, Treason and All Your Love. ...
  8. Assassin is a band that was formed in San Diego during the summer of 1983 by guitarists Thom Beebe and Vinnie Cavarra. They are not to be confused with the German thrash metal band of the same name. ...
  9. Assassin (Also known as Rogue, Thief, or Ninja) is a character class common to many games. Such characters typically combine elements of combat gaming with strong stealth skills, and specialise in defeating an enemy without becoming involved in a protracted melee. ...
  10. The assassin is a playable character class in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. It first appeared in 1975 in the Blackmoor supplement, as a thief sub-class. It next appeared in the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons where it was a base class. ...
  11. This is a list of characters from the Japanese adult visual novel, Fate/stay night, created by Type-Moon and adapted in an anime series by Studio Deen. The voices of the characters listed are from the anime and PlayStation 2 version of the game.
  12. Assassin (also Gotcha, Assassins, KAOS (Killing as organized sport), Juggernaut, Battle Royale, Paranoia, Killer, Tag, Elimination, Circle of Death, or Zombies) is a live-action game. ...
  13. Black Holes and Revelations is the fourth studio album by English rock band Muse, released on 3 July 2006. Recording was split between New York and France, and it was the first time Muse had taken a more active role in the album's production. ...
  14. Assassin is a historical fiction novel by the children's author Anna Myers.
  15. Assassin is a French hardcore rap group formed in the 18th Arrondissement of Paris. The group was formed in 1985 by Rockin' Squat and Solo., RFI music. Accessed June 30, 2007. Later, Doctor L joined them, as well as DJ Clyde. ...
  16. One who is motivated by political reasons or money to intentionally kill a particular person; Any ruthless killer; A member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group; To assassinate
  17. (assassination) Terrorist groups may engage in assassination, but assassination is not terrorism. Assassination has a specific target, though other people may be killed or injured. Terrorists target a group of people, but generally choose specific victims randomly. If the Sept. ...
  18. (Assassination (n)) an arrangement to meet a donkey.
  19. (Assassination) (Swinging Side Slam Backbreaker)
  20. (Assassination) A game mode where two teams fight, with one 'target' on each team, indicated by a glow respective to the team color. If the 'target' on a team is killed, the round ends, the team with the surviving 'target' declared the victor.
  21. (Assassination) Murder committed by a perpetrator without the personal provocation of the victim, who is usually a government official.
  22. (Assassination) the actual death of a person or group of people by the state in order to cause another event or to remove political or civil opposition. The Assassination of the Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in 1914 led to the start of the First World War. ...
  23. Character assassination is an attempt to tarnish [or destroy] a person’s reputation. … [resulting in] being rejected by his community, family, or members of his or her living or work environment. ...
  24. (ASSASSINS) Expensive trainers owned by Homer, but ripped-up by Santa's Little Helper. Their marketing slogan is: "Join the conspiracy", they include: velcro straps; a water pump in the tongue; built-in pedometer; reflective sidewalls; and mini licence plates.
  25. (Assassins) ( Spionage Phoenix Publishing Inc. [HP] Hector Rene' Segovia )