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slaughter

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the killing of a large number of people
  • all civilized nations should protest this senseless slaughter

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slaughter

verb

Synonyms of slaughter (Entry 2 of 2)

to kill on a large scale
  • modern poultry farms slaughter a vast number of chickens every day

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The first known use of slaughter was in the 14th century

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“Slaughter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slaughter. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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