euthanasia

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  • noun

Synonyms for euthanasia

mercy killing

Synonyms for euthanasia

the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)

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Lucky certainly lives up to his name because the vets recommended euthenasia about 12-18 months ago, but he's still with us at the age
The Voluntary Euthenasia Society applaud Beadle's heroism for this "ultimate act of true friendship" when he knew that "as a celebrity the publicity would be immense.