in a Sentence
Definition of Assassinate
to murder a famous or otherwise important person with a surprise attack
Examples of Assassinate in a sentence
The murder only spent a few hours planning the killing, but was able to assassinate the politician right outside his home.
Although he tried to assassinate the president, the shooter missed by a few meters.
The president travels with lots of security so that no one is able to assassinate him from the crowd.
There was a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, but the would-be murderer was not able to get close enough.
John Wilkes Booth snuck into the box at Ford's Theatre and was able to assassinate President Lincoln with one shot to the back of the head.
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