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homicide

hom·i·cide

homicide

 
pronunciation:
ha mih saId [or] ho mih saId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of killing another person; murder.
Now that the shooting victim has died, the suspect is accused of homicide.
similar words:
murder
definition 2: a person who has killed another person; murderer.
similar words:
butcher
Word Parts
The word homicide contains the following parts:
hom Latin root that means man, human
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