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Noun assassin has 2 senses
- assassin, assassinator, bravo - a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
--1 is a kind of murderer, liquidator, manslayer
--1 has particulars: Booth, John Wilkes Booth; Oswald, Lee Harvey Oswald
- assassin - a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders
--2 is a kind of Muslim, Moslem, Mohammedan, Muhammedan, Muhammadan, Islamist