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kill

(Defeat), verb abolish, abrogate, annul, arrest, beat, block, cancel, check, conficere, counteract, crush, devitalize, dispatch, extinguish, interficere, nullify, overthrow, overturn, prevail over, put down, quash, quell, repress, repulse, revoke, squash, stop, thwart, triumph, trucidare, upset, vanquish
Associated concepts: kill a legislative bill

kill

(Murder), verb assassinate, conficere, deprive of life, destroy, dispatch, execute, exterminate, injure fatally, interficere, liquidate, massacre, occidere, put to death, slaughter, slay, smite
Associated concepts: deliberate killing, intent to kill, justifiible killing, malicious killing, premeditated killing
See also: destroy, dispatch, efface, eliminate, eradicate, execute, extinguish, prey, remove, repress, slay, stifle
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Since the playground opened in January, Killen says resident feedback has been outstanding.
Cllr Killen, who works part-time as a features sub-editor, added: "The public hate this sort of gutter politics and rightly so.
OLD RIVALS Terry Ord, Organiser Frankie Killen and player Ivor Bennett CHARITY BASH Left-to-right: Peter Waugh, Player Terry Ord, Melanie Harrison Organiser Frankie Killen Libby Nolan, player Ivor Bennett, Mike Smith and Don Pollin
They host Preston tomorrow and Killen admitted: "It's getting tougher and tougher to make the play-offs, but it's still mathematically possible so we have to keep going.
Killen was employed to teach in schools throughout East Ayrshire.
Last season, if Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink was injured we couldn't have played the way we did today, but Chris Killen allows us to do that.
Killen will have to fight off competition from Scott McDonald, who has joined from Motherwell, as well as present strikers such as Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Kenny Miller, Derek Riordan and Maciej Zurawski.
Killen spent 10 years in Mercedes' product management department and was instrumental in the launch of several key products, culminating in the exclusive Maybach Brand in 2002.
Prior to the trial, a relative of Edgar Ray Killen threatened to kill the trial court judge and other individuals in the courtroom," Attorney General Jim Hood said in court documents.
Killen made it two on 23 minutes pouncing on a slip by Gregory Vignal and the 20-year-old, City's oldest player on the night, completed his hat-trick just after the break.
The more expensive course, which starts in the 26th week of pregnancy, cuts transmission rates to about 7 percent, says Jack Killen, a physician at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda, Md.
The drug, selegiline, could help smokers combat the cravings they feel when they try to quit, said study leader Joel Killen, PhD, professor of medicine.