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assassinated

uh sa suh nay tuhd

  • v  murder; especially of socially prominent persons
    Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel
  • v  destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation
    He assassinated his enemy's character
  • s  murdered by surprise attack for political reasons
    the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders

  • This legendary warrior defied Afghanistan's Soviet invaders, only to be assassinated by al-Qaeda.
  • This is the kind of thinking that will get someone assassinated in 2009?.
  • But in a country mired in tradition and occupied by the Soviet Union, Meena's beliefs were threatening enough to get her assassinated.
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  • Gordon Brown in Reuters UK
    Knowing as she did the threats to her life ...... she risked everything in her attempt to win democracy in Pakistan and she has been assassinated by cowards afraid of democracy,Brown said in a televised statement.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in ABC News
    My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don't understand it,Clinton said.
  • President Bush in USA Today
    As we saw on September the 11th, 2001, dangers that arise on the other side of the world can bring death and destruction to our own streets,Bush said in his weekly radio address. "Since then, extremists have assassinated democratic leaders...

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