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Related / Similar Words: killer whale, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orca, slayer, cause of death

 

Definition:
  • predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas;
  • a difficulty that is hard to deal with; "that exam was a real killer";
  • someone who causes the death of a person or animal;
  • the causal agent resulting in death; "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States";

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    Hyponyms: executioner, public executioner, exterminator, terminator, eradicator, garroter, garrotter, strangler, throttler, choker, murderer, liquidator, manslayer, poisoner, regicide, suicide, felo-de-se

     

    Member Meronyms: Orcinus, genus Orcinus

     

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

     

     
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