sniper

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. marksman, sharpshooter; critic. See combatant, disapprobation.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. sharpshooter, gunman, hired assassin; see killer , rifleman .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
ambusher, gunman, assassin, shooter.

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