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Verb
To deprive of life
“Tuna boats, for example, often kill sharks, turtles, and dolphins that get trapped in their nets.”
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Turn off; cancel
“A no vote by Chile could kill plans for granting it the same access to the US market that Canada and Mexico now enjoy.”
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Overexert oneself
“I'm tired of chasing technology, literally killing myself every two years to come out with a new product.”
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Cause pain or anguish to
“But at least the new scenarios don't kill you trying to keep guests happy.”
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To cause to stop functioning
“Noel parked and killed the engine.”
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To attract or delight as if by magic
“… with his dark good looks he would positively kill the ladies.”
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To put an end to
“Do not refrigerate tomatoes, or you'll kill the taste.”
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“Knowing that I have several hours to kill on my own and that no-one will likely pop round makes me incredibly anxious.”
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“I think the suspense is going to kill me before Saturday!”
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“She gave me a shot to kill the pain.”
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“If activated it will kill DLL files related to the updating components of various anti-virus programs.”
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“Congress killed an anti-tobacco bill.”
Noun
An animal or animals killed
“On top of this, the bull kill is up 25,000 head leaving male cattle very scarce between now and Christmas.”
Noun
An act of killing, especially of one animal by another
“He told McConchie that the company's started buying cattle, with the first kill scheduled for Monday.”
Noun
The act of causing death at the end of a hunt or bullfight
“After the kill they collect in an open space.”
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