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icing

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icing

verb
present participle of ice

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1 to make sure, certain, or safe
  • with that win, the team has pretty much iced a spot in the play-offs

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2 slang to put to death deliberately
  • that gang leader wouldn't hesitate to ice anyone who tries to invade his turf

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The first known use of icing was circa 1740

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“Icing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/icing. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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