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killing

noun annihilation, assassination, bloody murrer, decimation, destruction, elimination, execution, homicide, liquidation, massacre, murder, murderrus assault, slaughter, slaying, violent death
Associated concepts: criminally negligent homicide, intent to kill, justifiable killing, malicious killing, premeditation, self-defense, wrongful death
See also: aberemurder, assassination, capital punishment, deadly, dispatch, fatal, homicide, lethal, manslaughter, murder, pernicious, pestilent
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Then I said, 'I wish I could be as sure of killing you outright and sending you down to the house of Hades, as I am that it will take more than Neptune to cure that eye of yours.
The gallant combatant came well primed by his master the duke as to how he was to bear himself against the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha; being warned that he must on no account slay him, but strive to shirk the first encounter so as to avoid the risk of killing him, as he was sure to do if he met him full tilt.
The charges result from an investigation that was launched in early 1998, when Saldivar told police he had committed as many as 50 mercy killings of elderly, seriously ill patients.
For Clinton Administration policymakers in early 1994, the killings in Rwanda, a poor, landlocked country, may have seemed of little importance to U.
A human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana (SAN) on Wednesday asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to within seven days provide the certified true copies of the reports of investigation into the large-scale killings involving over 9,457 persons, which took place in several states of the federation from 2011 to date.
ISLAMABAD -- The Joint Resistance Leadership in Indian occupied Kashmir has called for complete shutdown on Saturday against civilian killings by Indian forces.
L]ike all killings, they will investigated by police authorities.
Thus, a deontic constraint on killing innocent people prohibits an agent from killing an innocent person even if doing so is the only way to prevent more killings of innocent people by others.
The year 2016 had seen 53 cases of honour killings in Swat.
He said that killings and other repressive tactics by India would not dampen the freedom spirit of the people of occupied Kashmir.
KARACHI -- Although elimination of Malik Ishaq, chief of his own major faction of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in a police encounter in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab on late Tuesday is being seen as a serious blow to sectarian outfits, a recent study shows the group only claimed 14% of the total sectarian killings carried out in the country, and numerous groups responsible for similar attacks are still on the run.
1,2 Killings in the name of honour have been reported from Asia, Africa, and Middle East; while in Europe it has been reported among migrants.