Synonyms of 'massacre'
the wanton or savage killing of large numbers of peopleShe lost her mother in the massacre.
The annual slaughter of wildlife is horrific.
This is a brutal killing.
The three accused are charged with attempted murder.
a fund for survivors of the holocaust and their families
Their peaceful protest ended in carnage.
the extermination of thousands of innocent people
War is simply a legalised form of butchery.
to kill people indiscriminately in large numbersTroops indiscriminately massacred the defenceless population.
Whales and dolphins are still being slaughtered for commercial gain.
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
a thriller about two men who murder a third
butcher, , ,
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
slay (archaic, literary),
the hill where he slew the dragon
blow away (slang, mainly US),
The army was annihilated.
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
cut to pieces
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in the sense of annihilate
to destroy (a place or a group of people) completelyThe army was annihilated.
in the sense of butcher
to kill (people) at random or brutallyOur people are being butchered in their own homes.
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