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1. regicide

noun. the act of killing a king.

Synonyms

  • slaying
  • execution

Etymology

  • regis (Latin)

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2. regicide

noun. someone who commits regicide; the killer of a king.

Synonyms

  • killer

Etymology

  • regis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word regicide


1. Adjective
The goal is regicide – killing the queen ant -- and there may be more than one to a colony.

2. Noun, singular or mass
After coercing Macbeth into committing regicide, Lady Macbeth becomes Queen of Scotland but later suffers from guilt and dies off-stage.

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