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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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