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slay·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. murder, slaying, executionnoun

    unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

    Synonyms:
    performance, carrying into action, death penalty, implementation, execution, instruction execution, capital punishment, execution of instrument, executing, carrying out, murder, writ of execution

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  1. List of paraphrases for "slaying":

    murder

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How to use slaying in a sentence?

  1. Seth Williams:

    He checked with a supervisor (after the slaying), ... but failed to say he was, at the very moment, with a prime murder suspect.

  2. T.H. Buxley:

    The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

  3. Thomas Huxley:

    The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

  4. Thomas Huxley:

    The great tragedy of science -- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.


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