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Overview of noun assassin

The noun assassin has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) assassin, assassinator, bravo

(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. assassin

(a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders)

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