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kills

verb , present tense third-person singular of kill

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1 to deprive of life
  • during the war more soldiers were killed by disease than anything else
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2 to reject by or as if by a vote
  • the Senate killed the bill by a single vote
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3 to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it
  • I think that paragraph is irrelevant, so kill it
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4 to use up all the physical energy of
  • the long hike up the mountain just about killed us
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5 to attract or delight as if by magic
  • with his dark good looks he would positively kill the ladies
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6 to cause to stop functioning
  • kill the engine before it overheats
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