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1. assassinate

verb. ['əˈsæsəˌneɪt'] destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation.

Synonyms

  • defame
  • smear
  • denigrate
  • besmirch
  • slander
  • calumniate
  • smirch
  • asperse

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • flatter
  • be born
  • switch on

Etymology

  • -ate (English)
  • assassin (English)

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Rhymes with Assassinate

  • fascinate

Sentences with assassinate


1. Verb, base form
Press "X" to assassinate the guard from behind.

Quotes about assassinate


1. For some stories, it's easy. The moral of 'The Three Bears,' for instance, is "Never break into someone else's house.' The moral of 'Snow White' is 'Never eat apples.' The moral of World War I is 'Never assassinate Archduke Ferdinand.
- Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window

2. assassinate

verb. ['əˈsæsəˌneɪt'] murder; especially of socially prominent persons.

Antonyms

  • begin

Etymology

  • -ate (English)
  • assassin (English)
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