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Synonyms for kill

Synonyms for kill

Synonyms for kill

the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile

thwart the passage of

end or extinguish by forceful means

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be fatal

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be the source of great pain for

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overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration

hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games

hit with great force

deprive of life

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cause the death of, without intention

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mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

tire out completely

cause to cease operating

destroy a vitally essential quality of or in

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References in classic literature ?
I am going to tell you my story and that of the hind I have with me, and if you find it more marvellous than that of the merchant whom you are about to kill, I hope that you will do away with a third part of his punishment?"
"Why," he asked, "if you could do that, did you not kill me long before?"
"O Chaka, O Elephant!" answered the captain of the soldiers, bending himself double before him, "the men say that these are evildoers and that they pursue them to kill them."
To come to the Peace Rock fresh from a kill of Man--and to boast of it--is a jackal's trick.
"When one thinks," said Caderousse, letting his hand drop on the paper, "there is here wherewithal to kill a man more sure than if we waited at the corner of a wood to assassinate him!
He killed Coeranus, Alastor, Chromius, Alcandrus, Halius, Noemon, and Prytanis, and would have slain yet more, had not great Hector marked him, and sped to the front of the fight clad in his suit of mail, filling the Danaans with terror.
"I will go with you; but I'm too much of a coward to kill the Witch," said the Lion.
Then came word that you had been killed and eaten by a lion.
They caught some of our women, and killed two old men who could not run fast and several children.
I immediately cut the twisted flags or rushes which they had bound him with, and would have helped him up; but he could not stand or speak, but groaned most piteously, believing, it seems, still, that he was only unbound in order to be killed. When Friday came to him I bade him speak to him, and tell him of his deliverance; and pulling out my bottle, made him give the poor wretch a dram, which, with the news of his being delivered, revived him, and he sat up in the boat.
But Tom give him five cents to keep quiet, and said we would all go home and meet next week, and rob somebody and kill some people.
"This cattle-killer said he would kill me in the Council because he had not killed me when I was a cub.
It was not that he wanted to marry Penelope; he did not so much care about that; what he wanted was something quite different, and Jove has not vouchsafed it to him; he wanted to kill your son and to be chief man in Ithaca.
The Amazon Penthesileia, the daughter of Ares and of Thracian race, comes to aid the Trojans, and after showing great prowess, is killed by Achilles and buried by the Trojans.
The river was difficult to cross, and many were killed in the flight, some just entering the river, some in the water, others after crossing in ascending the cliffs.