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Noun
The killing of a large number of people or animals in a cruel or violent way
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“Brutal conquests to be sure, his bloody wake of slaughter in the violent thirteenth century led to the murder of untold millions.”
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A thorough defeat
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“With such a remarkable home record, Celtic's problem is that, even when they are not at full-strength, anything less than a routine slaughter will be deemed inadequate.”
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The killing of a large number of people or animals in a cruel or violent way
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A person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
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The act or state of physically fighting
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The suffering of death on account of adherence to the Christian faith, or to any cause
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To kill, or cause the death of, on a large scale
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“The three feuding groups adopted extremely cruel methods to slaughter each other and engage in ethnic cleansing.”
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To butcher animals, generally for food
“It is possible to humanely raise and slaughter a variety of food animals, including free-range poultry and beef cattle.”
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To massacre people in large numbers
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“In the first game of the summer cup, Walkers' dominoes team were slaughtered.”
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To slaughter (animals) and prepare (meat) for market
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Kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by burning
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To tarnish with something undesirable
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