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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 birds and the monkey-people went north early in the year, for they knew what was coming; and the deer and the wild pig broke far away to the perished fields of the villages, dying sometimes before the eyes of men too weak to kill them.
He is altogether without hair, and I could kill him with a touch of my foot.
When I have done this I will come back here, and you shall kill me.
If we do not kill, we shall be killed, therefore it is wise to kill first whomever does not belong to one's own people.
They tried to kill him with spears and kerries, but he jumped round them, biting at them, and kept them back.
Do you find the means, I will execute it, provided it is not to kill the man, for Mercedes has declared she will kill herself if Dantes is killed.
This is what we will do: when we have killed these people, father and son, we will kill you too.
We stop stages and carriages on the road, with masks on, and kill the people and take their watches and money.
He bestrode it as a lion in the pride of strength, with shield and spear before him and a cry of battle on his lips resolute to kill the first that should dare face him.
I thought you asked Dorothy to kill the Witch," said the Scarecrow, in surprise.
I dare kill you, Rokoff," replied Tarzan, "for no one knows that you are here or that I am here, and Paulvitch would tell them that it was Gernois.
It was bad to break up the tribe, for then the Meat-Eaters would come over the divide and kill them all.