Synonyms of 'butcher'
in the sense of mutilate
to spoil or damage severelyThe writer's verdict was that his screenplay had been mutilated.
in the sense of ruin
to destroy or spoil completelyThe original decor was all ruined during renovation.
in the sense of slay
to kill, esp. violentlythe hill where he slew the dragon
in the sense of spoil
to make (something) less valuable, beautiful, or usefulIt is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
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Thesaurus for butcher from the Collins English Thesaurus
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