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Synonyms for killing
ˈkɪl ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. killing, violent death(noun)

    an event that causes someone to die

    Synonyms:
    putting to death, kill, violent death, cleanup

    Antonyms:
    unhumorous, humourless, humorless

  2. killing, kill, putting to death(noun)

    the act of terminating a life

    Synonyms:
    putting to death, kill, violent death, cleanup

    Antonyms:
    humourless, humorless, unhumorous

  3. killing, cleanup(adj)

    a very large profit

    Synonyms:
    cleansing, cleanup, cleaning, putting to death, cleanup spot, kill, cleanup position, violent death

    Antonyms:
    unhumorous, humourless, humorless

  4. killing, sidesplitting(adj)

    very funny

    "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"

    Synonyms:
    sidesplitting

    Antonyms:
    humourless, humorless, unhumorous

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How to use killing in a sentence?

  1. Dan Quayle:

    When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    It's bad for our economy, it's a health care law that is basically forcing companies to lay people off, cut people's hours, move people to part-time. It's not just a bad health care law, it's a job-killing law, and I will repeal it as president and we will replace it with something substantially better for all Americans.

  3. Myron Tabora:

    But what is a war crime with what the Russians did? i heard about Polish people being killed in Ukraine, but Poles were killing Ukrainians just the same.

  4. Steve Warren:

    In addition to chipping away at their so-called caliphate, killing their leaders, we're also hitting them in the pocketbook.

  5. Alaeddin Boroujerdi:

    He should be called the traitor of the noble Haramayn and the Islamic nation and against all the teachings they are killing children in Yemen with American weapons and replicating the crimes of the Zionist entity.

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Translations for killing

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  • Erlegen, TötenGerman
  • mortigoEsperanto
  • tappaminen, jättipotti, tyrmäävä, tappava, jättisummaFinnish
  • meurtreFrench
  • 殺すJapanese
  • умерщвление, убой, [[лишение]] [[жизнь, убийство, убиениеRussian
  • moude, touwaedjeWalloon

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