Origin of parricide
OTHER WORDS FROM parricidepar·ri·cid·al, adjective
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How to use parricide in a sentence
It is but too true that one fanatic is sufficient for the commission of a parricide, without any accomplice.
But a fanatical or parricide priest is not incited in this way; heaven is held out to him, and not a woman.
The boys had too much intelligence and shrewdness not to have judged their father; and to judge a father is moral parricide.Juana|Honore de Balzac
Now we are asked to allow a tomb-haunter to call a parricide to disclose that which he himself is ignorant of.Kai Lung's Golden Hours|Ernest Bramah
The contemplating a father's death and profiting by the contemplation—it seems a kind of parricide—it is not natural, Randal.