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Assassin
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Assassin as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

14 July 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 10 answers for the crossword clue 'Assassin', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Assassin a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Assassin as an answer itself some 144 times.

Assassin is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Friday, 23 July 2021 with the answer being THUG, but the most popular answer for this clue is HITMAN.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Assassin', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Assassin' and give you a hint.

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

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

THUG
An aggressive and violent young criminal

5 Letters

BRAVO
A cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance

OFFER
The verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"

6 Letters

HITMAN
A professional killer who uses a gun

KILLER
Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

SLAYER
Someone who causes the death of a person or animal

8 Letters

HIREDGUN
A professional killer who uses a gun

MURDERER
A criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

10 Letters

LIQUIDATOR
(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties

12 Letters

ASSASSINATOR
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"

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