wet work

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wet work ‎(uncountable)

  1. (euphemistic) Covert assassination performed by government operatives.
    • Joe: Victoria was the best wet work operator the Agency ever had.
      Woman 1: What does that mean?
      Victoria: I killed people, dearie.
      - From the motion picture RED

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