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People who kill - synonyms or related words

killer

noun

someone who kills another person

murderer

noun

someone who commits murder

assassin

noun

someone who kills a famous or important person, especially for political reasons, or someone who is paid to kill a particular person

death squad

noun

a group of people who illegally kill other people, especially their political opponents

lynch mob

noun

a group of people who lynch someone who has not been proved guilty of any crime

hit squad

noun

a group of trained people who are sent to kill someone

butcher

noun

someone who has killed someone, often a lot of people, in a cruel and violent way

serial killer

noun

someone who kills several people one after the other, often in the same way

hit man

noun

someone who is paid to kill people

hired gun

noun

someone who is paid to kill someone

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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