Assassinate 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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