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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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Instead of using them as a means of regenerating our Welsh-speaking Village Communities, they want to kill off the schools and turn our villages into the planners' paradise of retirement zones,'' he said.
pulchra doesn't kill off the bacteria, Givskov finds.
Our biggest challenge is to learn how to kill off teams," said Keane.
Speaking at the launch of the EUR15million Cadbury campaign Spots Vs Stripes, the Corrie actor also revealed he would be utterly devastated if soap bosses were to kill off his character.
WOLVES' FA Cup double act of George Ndah and Kenny Miller came up trumps again to kill off the threat of plucky Third Division Rochdale and send Dave Jones' side into the quarter-finals.
But it is not the stores themselves that kill off local shops - it's the shoppers who choose to defect to big chain stores.
ISLAMABAD, 21 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- A newly-identified type of microRNA could tackle aggressive cancers by helping to kill off their cells.
It was able to kill off a two-man Ducks advantage in the final minute of the third, as the Ducks pulled goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov after San Jose was whistled for a penalty.
IAN Rankin has revealed he will not kill off Rebus in the final chapter of the best-selling crime books.
District technicians kill off mosquito larvae by spraying roadside ditches and gutters, catch basins, flood control channels and pools in vacant homes.
READ with relief this week that the producers of EastEnders have decided to kill off that vinegar-faced frumpbag Laura, who will die at the hands of evil Janine next week.
I would kill off every last one of them - George, Muirkirk.