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  1. Wetwork

    Wetwork (Russian: мокрое дело, tr. mokroye delo) is a euphemism for murder or assassination that alludes to spilling blood. The expression and the similar wet job, wet affair, or wet operation are all calques of Russian terms for such activities and can be traced to criminal slang from at least the 19th century and originally meant robbery that involved murder, or spilling blood. The operations are reputed to have been handled by the CIA and by the KGB's Spetsbureau 13 (Spets Byuro 13), colorfully known as the "Department of Wet Affairs" (Otdel mokrykh del).

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  1. Wetwork

    Wetwork or wet work is a euphemism for murder or assassination, alluding to spilling blood. The expression "wet work", as well as the similar "wet job", "wet affair" or "wet operation", are all calques of the euphemism used by the KGB for such activities, mokroye delo. These operations are reputed to have been handled at the KGB by Spetsbureau 13, colorfully known as the "Department of wet affairs". Assassins are referred to as "wet boys". The Russian expression "wet job" can be traced to at least the 19th century from Russian criminal slang and originally meant robbery that involved murder, i.e., spilling blood.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wetwork in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wetwork in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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