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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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But the author has revealed he has no plans to kill off the star of his detective books.
Now a public and voluntary sector partnership hopes a hard-hitting campaign, launched today, will kill off the trade once and for all.
But other cast members are said to be so keen for a movie that they are coming up with plans to kill off Samantha.
YOU can't kill off a series without killing off a main character.
Beeb bosses have decided to kill off EastEnders' Mark Fowler.
VITAMIN A found in milk, cheese and oily fish can kill off bowel cancer cells and stop them from spreading, research has revealed.
The petition which been signed by more than 35,000 fans reads, "The writers of Family Guy didn't just kill off one of their creations, they killed off the dog who has lived in our homes for the last 15 years.
Traders in Park View, Whitley Bay, are outraged at plans to charge customers to park on the street, saying it will kill off shops.
JK Rowling is poised to kill off Harry Potter, it has been claimed.
IAN RANKIN may kill off one his Rebus stalwarts - because the character's namesake has retired.
District technicians kill off mosquito larvae by spraying roadside ditches and gutters, catch basins, flood control channels and pools in vacant homes.
Cymdeithas Education spokesperson Ffred Ffransis said education of-ficers appeared to believe they had been given a licence to kill off Welsh-medium village schools in Carmarthenshire.