murder noun

ADJ. brutal, horrific, terrible, vicious | cold-blooded, premeditated, wilful (law) a verdict of wilful murder | attempted | double, mass, multiple | terrorist | racial, sectarian | unsolved

VERB + MURDER commit murders committed by terrorists | jail sb for | avenge He vowed to avenge his brother's murder. | witness | implicate sb in new evidence that implicated her in the murder | get away with (figurative) They let their children get away with murder!

MURDER + VERB take place

MURDER + NOUN victim | suspect | hunt (informal), inquiry, investigation | bid, plot | conviction | scene | mystery, story Her latest novel is a gripping murder mystery. > Note at CRIME(for more verbs)