character assassination: an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
murder of a public figure by surprise attack
(assassin) 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"
(assassin) a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders
(assassinate) murder; especially of socially prominent persons; "Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel"
An assassination is the targeted killing of a public figure, usually for political purposes.
AssassiNation is the sixth album by Krisiun, released in 2006 on Century Media. It is dedicated in memory of Doc and Dimebag Darrell.
Assassination is a 1987 action-thriller film about a bodyguard who is assigned to protect the First Lady of the United States against an assassination plot. The film was directed by Peter R. Hunt, and stars Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, and Stephen Elliott. ...
, also known as The Assassin, is a 1964 film directed by Masahiro Shinoda.
(An Assassin) The Biz is a 1995 album by The Sea and Cake.
(Assassin!) The Way of the Tiger is the name of a series of adventure gamebooks by Mark Smith and Jamie Thomson set on the fantasy world of Orb. The reader takes the part of a young ninja, Avenger, on his quest to avenge his foster father and recover the Scrolls of Kettsuin. ...
(Assassin (1973 film)) Assassin is a 1973 British thriller film directed by Peter Crane and starring Ian Hendry, Edward Judd and Frank Windsor. The British government hires in an assasain to kill a Ministry of Defence official suspected of leaking secrets.
(Assassin (1984 album)) The Assassin album was recorded in early 1984 and from these sessions, the band released a 7" single of the concert favorites, Treason and All Your Love. ...
killing or murder for political reasons
(assassin) One who is motivated by political reasons or money to intentionally kill a particular person; Any ruthless killer; A member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group; To assassinate
(assassinate) Assassination, murder; An assassin; To murder someone, especially an important person, by a sudden or obscure attack, especially for ideological or political reasons; To harm, ruin, or defame severely or destroy by treachery, slander, libel, or obscure attack
(Assassinations) are a classic subject of conspiracy theories. The assassination of a prominent figure is a singular event which can dramatically change the course of public affairs. ...
(Assassin) If you see someone assassinated it is a warning you are in for some misfortune and may incur some losses soon. If you are the one that is assassinated it means you are having problems and believe you will not be able to over come them.
(Assassin) A character who is built specifically to kill enemy champions, and is usually not seen often unless someone is low on health. Good examples would be Master Yi, Twitch, or Katarina players.
(Assassin) Bounty Hunter or CTC Officer w/ a 10 Stamina or greater
(Assassin) It comes from the Arabic word hashishiyun which meant someone who is a frequent user of the drug hashish. This stems from the man Omar Khayyam who was the leader of a group of men who committed assassinations of political, religious and social status. ...
(Assassin) One of the seven Servant classes. Servants of this class are usually leader of the Hashshashins clan, evil Heroic spirits, have weak fighting skills, and have the special ability Presence Concealment.
(Assassin) radio call sign for First Recon’s Alpha Company. “Assassin Actual” is Alpha’s Company Commander, Captain Patterson.
(assassin) (etymology) – from Arabic hashishiyyin "hashish-users," after a fanatical Muslim sect reputed to murder opponents after intoxicating themselves with hashish