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slaughter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slaughter

  1. the killing of a large number of people <all civilized nations should protest this senseless slaughter> Synonyms bloodbath, butchery, carnage, death, holocaust, massacreRelated Words bloodletting, bloodshed, foul play, homicide, killing, manslaughter, murder, slaying; mortality; annihilation, decimation, demolishing, destruction, devastation, eradication, extermination; genocide, pogrom; assassination, execution




slaughter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slaughter

  1. to kill on a large scale <modern poultry farms slaughter a vast number of chickens every day> Synonyms butcher, mow (down), massacreRelated Words assassinate, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, fell, murder, slay, smite, snuff; annihilate, blot out, decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, waste, wipe out





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