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The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
“I must emphasise we need to question this man regarding the murder and two attempted murders of police officers in Leeds.”
A very difficult or unpleasant task or experience
“The 40-mile-per-hour winds at the summit were murder.”
To put to death deliberately
“He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to murder persons unknown and to possession of weapons and ammunition.”
To botch or mangle
“She murdered the song.”
To defeat decisively
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