Synonyms for slaughter
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes
To kill is simply to deprive of life, human, animal, or vegetable, with no suggestion of how or why. Assassinate, execute, murder, apply only to the taking of human life; to murder is to kill with premeditation and malicious intent; to execute is to kill in fulfilment of a legal sentence; to assassinate is to kill by assault; this word is chiefly applied to the killing of public or eminent persons through alleged political motives, whether secretly or openly. To slay is to kill by a blow, or by a weapon. Butcher and slaughter apply primarily to the killing of cattle; massacre is applied primarily and almost exclusively to human beings, signifying to kill them indiscriminately in large numbers; to massacre is said when there is no chance of successful resistance; to butcher when the killing is especially brutal; soldiers mown down in a hopeless charge are said to be slaughtered when no brutality on the enemy's part is implied. To despatch is to kill swiftly and in general quietly, always with intention, with or without right.
To kill with or by sword, famine, pestilence, care, grief, etc.; killed for his money, by a robber, with a dagger.
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the killing of animals (as for food)
thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whippingnoun
a sound defeat
whacking, beating, flogging, whipstitch, mass murder, whipping, whipstitching, lacing, carnage, debacle, walloping, drubbing, butchery, thrashing, licking, fiasco, trouncing, massacre, lashing, tanning, flagellation
slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcheryverb
the savage and excessive killing of many people
kill (animals) usually for food consumption
"They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"
massacre, slaughter, mow downverb
kill a large number of people indiscriminately
"The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda"
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Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
When Alex Ferguson left I think there was a lot of people probably in the media( licking their) chops, excited for and looking for the slaughter that was about to come -- that was impending because unless the next manager came in and was absolutely perfect that was what was going to happen, david Moyes is one hell of a tough character. If anyone can withstand that and brush it off and move on it's David Moyes.
Empty beer bottles, Crushed packets of Marlboro, Graffiti on stairwells, Blond stubble on heads stuffed with hate, Me, with my circumcised brown vision, Icy blood of undefined pedigree, I am marked for slaughter In the abattoir of the Gulag. I cower behind the Swastika Chained to my door.
They will hopefully be very, very judicious and careful. Because the world is watching. That can not be a slaughter. If it's a slaughter, the world is going to get very, very angry. And United States is going to get angry, too, i am watching that very closely.
In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine.
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