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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
References in classic literature ?
The clocks carved upon the furniture took to dancing as if bewitched, while those upon the mantel-pieces could scarcely contain themselves for fury, and kept such a continual striking of thirteen, and such a frisking and wriggling of their pendulums as was really horrible to see.
And the life of the ebony clock went out with that of the last of the gay.
The fair little listener--for fair she was, and young: though something of what is called the dumpling shape; but I don't myself object to that--lighted a candle, glanced at the Haymaker on the top of the clock, who was getting in a pretty average crop of minutes; and looked out of the window, where she saw nothing, owing to the darkness, but her own face imaged in the glass.
The little Mower on the clock, in his unheeded work, acknowledged it
For half an hour he smoked cigars with nervous haste, and then he fell to watching the face of the illuminated clock above the trees.
I have observed you looking persistently at that clock.
An ear-splitting report accompanied the crash, a white cloud lifted from the fallen clock, and I saw a revolver smoking in a vice screwed below the dial, an arrangement of wires sprouting from the dial itself, and the single hand at once at its zenith and in contact with these.
I've been waiting for it twelve hours, watching the clock round, death at the end of the lap
Sabin glanced at the clock for the third time, and rose to his feet.
Fetch me the book I left within--upon your bed,' she said to Barnaby, as the clock struck.
But as the time went on, he manifested some anxiety and surprise, glancing at the clock more frequently and at the window less hopefully than before.
And others are there who are like eight-day clocks when wound up; they tick, and want people to call ticking--virtue.