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  Words related to slaughter

Related / Similar Words: massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, trouncing, whipping, mow down, butcher

 

Definition:
  • the killing of animals (as for food);
  • the savage and excessive killing of many people;
  • a sound defeat;
  • kill a large number of people indiscriminately; "The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda";
  • kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter";

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    Hyponyms: bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue, Alamo, Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, chine

     

    Entailments: cut

     

    Part Meronyms: butchery, butchering

     

    Derivational Morphology: butcher, massacre, mow down, worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick, wallop, mass murder, carnage, butchery, slaughterer, meatman, abattoir, shambles, slaughterhouse, butchering

     

     
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