verb (used with object)
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Outside, they killed Hector McMillan, a Canadian missionary, before joining the ranks of the fleeing rebels.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The United States v. Hector Monsegur,” Judge Loretta Preska said.How Sabu the Hacker Rat Manipulated a Good-Hearted Judge|Michael Daly|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday, it was Hector Pagan, ex-husband of Mob Wives star Renee Graziano.'Mob Wives’ Courtroom Drama Exposes Rat, But Protects Jury|Michael Daly|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Then maybe you should take up laundering yourself, Billy,” says Hector quietly.
One celebrated English author has gone that far already: “Plus another thing, Hector!”
He guessed that the request was connected with Hector Caron's death; and, of course, gave his consent.
Justine tried hard for composure, and answered gently: "I loved my brother Hector."
For Hector ran away from a single man; this hero was never known to run away at all.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Major Hector Munro took command of the British army, and found it in a mutinous condition; desertions to the enemy were frequent.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
And then, dear Hector, if you only knew how some people's tempers have altered since you went away!
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Cultural definitions for Hector
In classical mythology, a prince of Troy and the bravest of the Trojan warriors. At the end of the Trojan War (see also Trojan War), Achilles killed Hector and then dragged his body behind a chariot around the walls of Troy.