Synonyms of 'slaughter'
to kill brutallyThirty-four people were slaughtered while queueing up to cast their votes.
Public opinion may yet kill the proposal.
a thriller about two men who murder a third
The building was completely destroyed.
Roman soldiers could be executed for treason.
They may catch him and dispatch him immediately.
a plot to assassinate the President
blow away (slang, mainly US), ,
to kill indiscriminately or in large numbersWhales and dolphins are still being slaughtered for commercial gain.
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
slay (archaic, literary),
the hill where he slew the dragon
The horse had to be destroyed.
Troops indiscriminately massacred the defenceless population.
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
(in sport) to defeat easilyHe slaughtered his opponent in three sets.
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
They thrashed their opponents 5-0.
a happy ending in which the hero vanquishes the monsters
He hammered the young left-hander in four straight sets.
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
One massive assault would overwhelm the weakened enemy.
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
Our hopes of a victory were undone by an error from the goalkeeper.
The Norman army routed the English opposition.
Australia trounced France by sixty points to four.
wipe the floor with (informal),
blow out of the water (slang)
the savage killing of a personThe annual slaughter of wildlife is horrific.
a trail of motiveless slayings
The three accused are charged with attempted murder.
She lost her mother in the massacre.
a fund for survivors of the holocaust and their families
an end to bloodshed and to the economic chaos
Their peaceful protest ended in carnage.
the extermination of thousands of innocent people
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in the sense of assassinate
to murder (a prominent person)a plot to assassinate the President
in the sense of bloodshed
slaughteran end to bloodshed and to the economic chaos
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Thesaurus for slaughter from the Collins English Thesaurus
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