How to use Murderer in a sentence
That murderer confessed to the authorities.
A single case of homicide often leads to a series of similar crimes or to protracted warfare between neighbouring families and communities; the murderer, as a rule, takes refuge in the mountains from the avenger of blood, or remains for years shut up in his house.
Rhyn was a mass murderer, a creature who had tried to wipe out the human race.
He wasn't a criminal, a thief, or murderer but someone who happened to have a bone to pick with Romas's brother and managed to get caught.
In every case of death from disease or unknown causes sorcery was suspected and an inquest held, at which the corpse was asked by each relative in succession the name of the murderer.Advertisement
God, how can she be a murderer?
The assythment, or indemnification due to the heirs of the person murdered from the murderer, is due if the murderer has received pardon, though not if he has suffered the penalty of the law.
He was murdered in 415, but after the speedily ensuing murder of his murderer and successor Sigeric, Wallia (415419), who was elected to the kingdom, continued his work.
She, on the other hand, was living a Stephen King novel in the clutches of a mass murderer.
While he hated even speculating about a child murderer, it was the first time Shipton's attempted killing began to make any sense.Advertisement
Sometimes the nearest relative sleeps with his head on the corpse, in the belief that he will dream of the murderer.
The Code does not say what would be the penalty of murder, but death is so often awarded where death is caused that we can hardly doubt that the murderer was put to death.
Supposing Dekker to be chiefly responsible for the scenes dealing with the unfortunate old woman whom persecution as a witch actually drives to become one, and Ford for the domestic tragedy of the bigamist murderer, it cannot be denied that both divisions of the subject are effectively treated, while the more important part of the task fell to the share of Ford.
Malichus also, the murderer or reputed murderer of Antipater, appears to have been a partisan of Hyrcanus, who had a zeal for Judaism.
With his father's murderer, Ptolemy, Antiochus was soon compelled to make peace, abandoning apparently Macedonia and Thrace.Advertisement
The family produced not a few turbulent warriors during the Hundred Years' War, and the cardinal's father, Francois du Plessis, seigneur de Richelieu, began his career by killing the murderer of his elder brother and then fighting through the wars of religion, first as a favourite of Henry III., and after his death under Henry IV.
Murder can be expiated by the payment of diya or bloodmoney, if the kinsmen of the murdered man consent; they may, however, claim the life of the murderer, and long and troublesome blood feuds often ensue, involving the relatives of both sides for generations.
He was thereupon declared a public enemy and superseded by C. Cassius (the murderer of Caesar),who attacked him in Laodicea.
His murderer, Ptolemy of Alorus, ruled as regent for the young Perdiccas, Amyntas's second son.
He was the younger son of Xerxes, and was raised to the throne in 465 by the vizier Artabanus, the murderer of his father.Advertisement
The murderer was instigated by Prince Selim, afterwards Jahangir, who had become jealous of the minister's influence.
Already in 68 B.C. he had paraded the bust of Marius at his aunt's funeral; in 65 B.C., as curule aedile, he restored the trophies of Marius to their place on the Capitol; in 64 B.C., as president of the murder commission, he brought three of Sulla's executioners to trial, and in 63 B.C. he caused the ancient procedure of trial by popular assembly to be revived against the murderer of Saturninus.
He was, however, dismissed from Berlin in 1819 on account of his having written a letter of consolation to the mother of Karl Ludwig Sand, the murderer of Kotzebue.
A legend now arose, we know how or why, which made Seth the brother and murderer of is; and this led to a fusion of the Horus-Seth and the SethOsiris moe-ifs.
The process, as such matters often have been in Spain, was a slow one, and it was not until 1589 that Perez, after more than one arrest and imprisonment on a variety of charges, seemed on the eve of being convicted and condemned as the murderer of Escovedo.Advertisement
His first case was the defence of a notorious robber and murderer.
The victim was a condemned murderer; the man paid to strangle him was the common hangman.
Once all the rooms are matched up with the correct person and weapon, it is revealed who the murderer is and you move on to a more difficult level.
The last of the Khoja revolts (1857) was of about equal duration with the previous one, and took place under Wali-Khan, a degraded debauchee, and the murderer of the lamented traveller Adolf Schlagintweit.
At the lowest level we have vague movements of large groups of muscles, as in "bier-divination," where the murderer or his residence is inferred from the actions of the bearers; of a similar character but combined with more specialized action are many kinds of witch seeking.Advertisement
His murderer, a Fenian acting under the instructions of the secret society to which he belonged, was discovered, and executed in 1869.
This crime aroused intense excitement throughout the country, and the Orange body, particularly, to which Scott belonged, demanded the immediate punishment of his murderer and the suppression of the rebellion.
Queen Elizabeth, with the almost incredible want of tact or instinctive delicacy which distinguished and disfigured her vigorous intelligence, had recently proposed as a suitor to the queen of Scots her own low-born favourite, Lord Robert Dudley, the widower if not the murderer of Amy Robsart; and she now protested against the project of marriage between Mary and Darnley.
It is certain that just three months and six days after the murder of her husband she became the wife of her husband's murderer.
A reward of two thousand pounds was offered by proclamation for discovery of the murderer.Advertisement
This position he was not long to hold; and the fierce exultation of Mary at the news of his murder gave to those who believed in her complicity with the murderer, on whom a pension was bestowed by her unblushing gratitude, fresh reason to fear, if her liberty of correspondence and intrigue were not restrained, the likelihood of a similar fate for Elizabeth.
The gross immoralities connected with prostitution in Berlin had been disclosed in the case of a murderer called Heinze ifl 1891; and a bill to strengthen the criminal law on the subject was introduced but not carried.
Of these, the fragmentary speech For Pherenicus belongs to 381 or 380 B.C., and is thus the latest known work of Lysias.2 In literary and historical interest, the first place among the extant speeches of Lysias belongs to that Against Eratosthenes (403 B.C.), one of the Thirty Tyrants, whom Lysias arraigns as the murderer of his brother Polemarchus.
The murderer fled northwards through Zaria to Kano, which was still an independent Mahommedan state.
Not only was he declared to be the murderer of Essex, but he was directly charged with having poisoned Charles to obtain his crown.Advertisement
When Alexander had defeated Darius III., his murderer Bessus, the satrap of Bactria, tried to organize a national resistance in the east.
The details of the final and successful plot were uncertain - the martyr Wishart cannot be identified with Wishart the would-be murderer - but with Beaton practically expired the chances of the French and Catholic party in Scotland.
Karl Sand, the murderer of Kotzebue, was one of his pupils; and a letter of his, found on another student, warning the lad against participation in secret societies, was twisted by the suspicious authorities into evidence of his guilt.
Tahir, fearing lest the caliph, not being able to endure the sight of the murderer of his brother, should change his mind towards him, contrived to get himself appointed governor of Khorasan.
Of its five earliest rulers "the first had been a murderer, the second a murderer and rebel, the third murdered the second, the fourth was a forger, the fifth a murderer and rebel" (Boyle).Advertisement
When left to his own devices he became a drunkard and a murderer, and is accused of the death of his mother, sister and favorite queen.
It is the community of which murdered and murderer were members which has the right to exact revenge and retribution, an idea which found expression in the foundation of the Areopagus.
We find him at one time admitting that Catiline had almost persuaded him of his honesty and merit, and even seeking a political union with him; at another, when his alliance had been rejected and an election was at hand, declaiming against him as a murderer and a profligate.
Christian revenged himself by executing the magnate Torben Oxe, who, on very creditable evidence, was supposed to have been Dyveke's murderer, despite the strenuous opposition of Oxe's fellow-peers; and henceforth the king lost no opportunity of depressing the nobility and raising plebeians to power.
Diocletian, the organizing genius, became a bloodthirsty monster, and Constantine, the murderer, a saint.Advertisement
At length the clouds broke; the light became clearer and clearer; and the enthusiast who had imagined that he was branded with the mark of the first murderer, and destined to the end of the arch-traitor, enjoyed peace and a cheerful confidence in the mercy of God.
The fine of a murderer could free themselves from liability by giving up the murderer and his goods, or if he escaped, by giving up any goods he had left, depriving him of clanship, and lodging a pledge against his future misdeeds.
The fratricidal murderer and successor of Theodoric, Euric (466485) followed his brothers policy in Spain.
Sigeric - - - 415 His murderer, promptly mur dered in turn.
That the actual murderer was an Edomite may perhaps be associated with other traditions of Edomite hostility.
The third time, finding him asleep, he stabbed him; but Sigurd, before he died, had just strength enough to hurl his sword at the murderer, whom it cut in two.
This guy is a brutal murderer and very savvy.
Dean wondered if there was another, more sinister reason for Paul Dawkins' silence on the subjectâ€”that he was the murderer of his wife's natural father.
Could she really be sexually attracted to an immortal mass murderer of millions?
Evidence suggested that the murderer hid among flowering bushes in front of the Simpson home waiting for the victim.
Fifteen years later, a detective called Laura Hiley picked up the data and used DNA evidence to find the identity of the murderer.
Why does one Victorian murderer still exert such world-wide fascination in an age hardly short of its own violent crimes?
A murderer haunted victims through its cavernous rooms and gaslit passages for his own private gallows.
He might have to wield a sword to defend himself, but he was no murderer.
And when the murderer is finally unmasked, his motives are revealed to be stranger than anyone imagined.
An attack was made on the gaol by the lawless element outside the hall, but was futile, - the murderer having been removed by the authorities to Columbus.
But all is not finished with the passage of the soul to the land of the dead; the soul may return to avenge its death by helping to discover the murderer, or to wreak vengeance for itself; there is a widespread belief that those who die a violent death become malignant spirits and endanger the lives of those who come near the haunted spot; the woman who dies in child-birth becomes a pontianak, and threatens the life of human beings; and man resorts to magical or religious means of repelling his spiritual dangers.
As in the case of the casket letters, it is alleged that forgery was employed to interpolate sufficient evidence of Mary's complicity in a design of which it is thought credible that she was kept in ignorance by the traitors and murderers who had enrolled themselves in her service, - that one who pensioned the actual murderer of Murray and a would-be murderer of Elizabeth was incapable of approving what her keen and practised intelligence was too blunt and torpid to anticipate as inevitable and inseparable from the general design.
The oracle, being again consulted by Temenus, bade him offer an expiatory sacrifice and banish the murderer for ten years, and look out for a man with three eyes to act as guide.
She encouraged her fellow tribesmen to take action against the murderer.
Owens unmasks not just a murderer but a whole subculture of cheerful cynicism.
The murderer sought the bane of all his enemies; they had to die.
He finally quit after smoking for forty-five years, although he said in the first few days after quitting he "felt like an ax murderer."
With the Virginia Tech massacre, for example, Thompson was quick to say that the murderer probably played video games, particularly Counter-Strike.
Once that's done, forensics can discover who the murderer is and what weapon they used.
What began as a quest to discover Mr. Buddy's murderer and weapon of choice has changed faces through the years, but the simple, old-fashioned charm remains.
Whether you are searching for Mr. Buddy's murderer or the killer of Mr. Burns, whether the crime occurred in the study or somewhere in the town of Springfield, the game still employs the skills of logic and deduction.
Clue - A dice-based murder mystery game in which players move from room to room trying to determine the murderer, the weapon used and the location of the murder.
Players must successfully interpret the evidence in order to find out the murderer, the time frame the crime occurred and how the victim was murdered.
In other myths, Mary was a murderer of children who now seeks salvation by helping other children.
In the show Supernatural, Bloody Mary is the ghost of a woman named Mary Worthington, who tried to scrawl the name of her murderer on a mirror before she died.
In January of 1573, French hermit and cannibalistic serial murderer Gilles Garnier was convicted of being a werewolf and burned at the stake.
What she hadn't known was that an escaped murderer had been hiding in the backseat of her car, and that the gas station attendant could see the man rising up behind her with a knife.
On the morning of June 10, 1912, Josiah Moore, his wife Sarah, their children Herman, Catherine, Boyd and Paul, and two visiting friends Lena and Ina Stillinger, were all brutally murdered in their sleep by an axe murderer.
When a friend tells you a juicy rumor about the latest corporate scam, murderer on the loose or wild animals found slaughtered, do you agree and repeat it to everyone else, or do you check it out for yourself?
The murderer Ed Gein wore a human face and scalp as depicted in the movie.
The identity of a murderer is revealed on a website or in a magazine before the show can pull off the 'whodunit' then it's a 'spoiler.'
Sookie must fight for her life when she figures out the murderer.
Among them are The Birdman of Alcatraz with Burt Lancaster, Escape from Alcatraz with Clint Eastwood, The Rock, and So I Married an Ax Murderer.
Write the word "murderer" on one strip of paper and place it in a jar along with enough blank strips for each person to have one.
The papers should be folded so that nobody can see the word "murderer" on that one strip of paper.
The person who pulls out the strip of paper with "murderer" on it doesn't reveal that she is the murderer.
The murderer should try to touch (murder) as many people as possible without being seen.
When the timer goes off, the murderer should try to lie down quickly.
Someone then turns on the lights, and people take turns trying to guess the identity of the murderer.
Furious, Harry gathers his things and leaves in the middle of the night only to discover that a convicted murderer and supporter of Lord Voldemort, Siris Black, has escaped from the wizard prison, Azkaban.
Harry returns to school for his third year amid rumors that escaped mass murderer Sirius Black is out to kill him.
Real estate records were scoured for any known relative of the now deceased murderer in an attempt to locate family owned property, a difficult chore as mother Grasso wedded three men and lived with countless others.
Dean wondered if there was another, more sinister reason for Paul Dawkins' silence on the subject—that he was the murderer of his wife's natural father.
She had to get out of there and go somewhere safe, her apartment, hours away from where the murderer was.
This deed, however, was viewed with far different feelings in Paris and by the partisans of the League, the murderer being regarded as a martyr and extolled by Pope Sixtus V., while even his canonization was discussed.
There Heracleon, the court favourite and murderer of Antiochus Grypus, was born and made himself a principality (96 B.C.); and there the son of the latter king besieged his brother Philip in the last struggle for the heritage of Seleucus.
As he left no children, popular election was resorted to, and Aristodemus was chosen as his successor, though the national soothsayers objected to him as the murderer of his daughter.
The massacre of St Bartholomew rather united English and Scottish Protestantism; and Knox in St Giles' pulpit, challenging the French ambassador to report his words, denounced God's vengeance on the crowned murderer and his posterity.
The surrender of the murderer was refused, and war was declared in March 1846.
Carl Waters, a convicted murderer, is set free at the same time.
Zack winds up as the accused murderer and must get himself off the hook.
There was an inhuman silence in the room, like that sea of inhuman silence round the dock of the condemned murderer.
The executed murderer repeats his crime, sees his victim and suffers remorse over and over again.
We're going to help her catch a murderer.
Are you ready to be a cold-blooded murderer also, or can we do anything to stop it?
The older target readership becomes immediately apparent when you find that the main villain is a psychopathic murderer!
We now know that, in later years, Shipman was to become a serial murderer.
She'd prefer the ax murderer to Troy Marsden, the weird guy who lived on the property up the track.
Saddam Hussein was a proven mass murderer who refused to account for his weapons of mass murder.
Once he'd been a rising barrister who obtained the conviction of a wife murderer.
Robin Oake has found the grace to forgive, Kamel Bourgass, his son's alleged murderer.
Completely obsessed with Mac, Sue would do anything for him - even become a murderer!
But Shipman did become a serial murderer and used injected opiates as his method of killing.
As if on cue, a recently paroled murderer rolls into town.
The serial murderer who successfully demanded the delivery of hard-core pornography to his prison cell because of his ' right to information ' .
Is the murderer really seeking revenge from beyond the grave?
He sees a man get hit by a sledgehammer, but he comes back and kills his murderer.
If James developed smallpox and died he would be a murderer.
The heroine, Elma Clifford has almost supernatural powers of intuition which enable her to identify the murderer by instinct alone.
The crowd began to murmur and presently to fling stones and cry "murderer !"