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Synonyms for slaughter

the savage killing of many victims

to kill savagely and indiscriminately

Synonyms for slaughter

the killing of animals (as for food)

the savage and excessive killing of many people

kill (animals) usually for food consumption

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kill a large number of people indiscriminately

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Slaughter showed optimism of possibly returning for the Kings after winning their quarterfinal series against Rain or Shine.
The 6-foot-7 JP Erram and 6-foot-4 Mac Belo both scored 22 points as the two ran circles around Japeth Aguilar and Slaughter who stand 6-foot-9 and 7-feet, respectively.
The slaughter campaign is an annual event for the procurement of deer meat, conducted by reindeer herders in the region.
Khaled Al Hosani, head of health directorate of Ajman Municipality, said, "Due to the huge demand of the slaughter services and to prevent illegal slaughtering, Ajman municipality would provide a plot belonging to the abattoir for traders to sell the animals.
However, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has emphasized time and again that horse slaughter is inhuman, regardless of how the horses are treated leading up to the moment of the execution.
Chaklala Cantt administration have warned all butchers that they should make sure the process of slaughtering of their animals takes place in the slaughter house of Chaklala in order to avoid any legal proceedings because selling meat without stamp of Cant Board is illegal as per rules .
Activists propped up by the government had approached the Supreme Court as part of a well-thought out strategy of the Hindutva lobby who could not stop slaughter of cows transported from states that have anti-cow slaughter legislation to the northeast and Kerala, where there is no slaughter ban.
While cow slaughter is already banned in the state under the Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act ( MAPA), right- wing groups have been fighting for almost two decades to extend the prohibition to the killing of calves, which could until now be slaughtered after acquiring the ' Fit for Slaughter' certificate from civic authorities.
public and their policymakers must make a choice--to slaughter or not to slaughter--that will have economic and welfare ramifications.
A UK-wide law states that slaughtering an animal without stunning causes unnecessary suffering, and therefore, animals should be stunned before slaughter.
Ilavalai Police not only lost count of the number of animals and birds that were slaughtered on the 14th of June 2014, but also miserably failed to verify and confirm whether the Temple authorities has the necessary licenses to slaughter any animals at the Valevi pooja held in the Kownawattai Narasimha Vairavar Temple, located at Karikampanai, Keerimalai on 14 June 2014.
At present, the only legal exemptions to stunning during slaughter are for kosher and halal methods.
MOST people wheeling their trolley around the supermarket meat counter do not want to think about the slaughter process that preceded their steak being laid on a polystyrene tray and wrapped in cling lm.
Capital Development Authority (CDA) Technical Committee approved the establishment of state-of-the-art slaughter house during a meeting held with Maroof Afzal, Chairman CDA in the chair, says a press release issued on Friday.
Unlicensed slaughter houses have been putting people's lives at risk by allegedly selling contaminated cattle meat as they do not perform health screenings on the animals, sources told the GDN.