to kill, esp. violently(archaic, literary) the hill where he slew the dragon
Public opinion may yet kill the proposal.
The horse had to be destroyed.
Whales and dolphins are still being slaughtered for commercial gain.
Troops indiscriminately massacred the defenceless population.
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
They may catch him and dispatch him immediately.
The army was annihilated.
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
to kill, esp. violentlyTwo Australian tourists were slain.
a thriller about two men who murder a third
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
a plot to assassinate the President
eliminate, , , , , ,
They claimed that 87,000 `reactionaries' had been eliminated.
rub out (US, slang)
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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 assassinate
to murder (a prominent person)a plot to assassinate the President
slay 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge