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  Definition of Slaying
  1. unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Similar Words: murder, execution

 

Hyponyms: bloodshed, blood, gore, contract killing, parricide, elimination, liquidation, slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery, lynching, assassination, dry-gulching, fratricide, hit, infanticide, shoot-down, tyrannicide, thuggee

 

Derivational Morphology: execute, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove

 

 
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