Noun(1) the killing of animals (as for food(2) a sound defeat(3) the savage and excessive killing of many people
Verb(1) kill (animals(2) kill a large number of people indiscriminately
(1) This has very serious implications for us in that animals going to slaughter are not normally affected by the 20-day standstill rule.(2) This is a racist holocaust, where people are targeted for slaughter because of their ethnicity - yet many people deny this basic truth.(3) a magnificent 5├ö├ç├┤0 slaughter of Coventry(4) Who is in Liberia right now stopping this slaughter that befell that country after Charles Taylor's escape?(5) You can tell that's all men fantasize about: violence and wholesale slaughter .(6) What Rwanda teaches is that, really, any pretext for division - even violent division, and slaughter - will do.(7) The pre-emptive slaughter of healthy animals was extended by the administrations in Whitehall and Edinburgh yesterday.(8) His programme of slaughter was only stopped in 1979 by an uprising.(9) The bottom line is that it has presided over the largely unnecessary slaughter of 7.7 million animals, yet it cannot confirm foot-and-mouth has been eliminated.(10) Indeed, such was the Aussie dominance in the third quarter that a slaughter seemed on the cards and was only avoided by some deep digging into inner reserves by a number of the Irish players.(11) Brutal conquests to be sure, his bloody wake of slaughter in the violent thirteenth century led to the murder of untold millions.(12) The mass slaughter of animals seized from wildlife markets in Guangdong province was launched despite appeals for caution by the World Health Organisation.(13) Both pathogens can colonise the intestines of beef cattle and get into the food chain during slaughter at the abattoir.(14) Powell said the deal could help end the ethnic slaughter in Darfur, which the United States government has declared a genocide.(15) Perhaps you should back down, stop supporting the mass slaughter of unborn babies, and go off somewhere real quiet and decide whether you really want to be a Catholic.(16) Now that they terrorise, murder, and, frankly, slaughter innocent children, we are at the most depraved end of the spectrum of all.
1. massacre ::
2. carnage ::
3. whipping ::
4. kill ::
5. massacre ::
6. mow down ::
7. butcher ::
Different Formsslaughter, slaughtered, slaughterer, slaughterers, slaughtering, slaughters
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