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To have deprived of life
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“Tuna boats, for example, often kill sharks, turtles, and dolphins that get trapped in their nets.”
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Past tense for to put an end to
“The unexpected emergency would effectively kill our plans for a vacation.”
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Past tense for to cause the failure or defeat of (something)
“Congress would quickly kill the proposed bill.”
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Past tense for to turn or switch off (something)
“Nigel parked his car and killed the engine.”
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Past tense for to neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
“Sonya quickly gave me a shot to kill the unbearable pain.”
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Past tense for to overexert oneself
“He would almost kill himself trying to get in shape for the marathon.”
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Past tense for to pass the time, typically while waiting for a particular event
“I decided to kill some time by watching my favorite series on Netflix.”
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Past tense for to cause pain or anguish to
“I hope it happens soon because the suspense will kill me otherwise.”
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Past tense for to overwhelm (someone) with an emotion
“This song kills me every time I hear it.”
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Past tense for to delete (a line, paragraph, or file) from a document or computer
“The editor was not happy with large sections of my report and would subsequently kill them.”
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Past tense for to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
“His handsome features and rugged build would regularly kill the ladies within his presence.”
Adjective
Dead, no longer alive or living
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Adjective
Formally put to death
Adjective
(of a person) Ruined by a disastrous or devastating setback or reverse
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Noun
A person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
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