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Related / Similar Words: murder, execution

 

Definition:
  • unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being;

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    Hyponyms: bloodshed, blood, gore, contract killing, parricide, elimination, liquidation, slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery, lynching, assassination, dry-gulching, fratricide, hit, infanticide, shoot-down, tyrannicide, thuggee

     

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

     

     
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