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slaughter



I - noun
1. the killing of animals (as for food) (Freq. 3)
Hypernyms:
killing, kill, putting to death
Part Holonyms:
butchery, butchering
2. a sound defeat (Freq. 1)
Syn:
thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, trouncing, whipping
Derivationally related forms:
whip (for: whipping), trounce (for: trouncing), drub (for: drubbing), wallop (for: walloping), thrash (for: thrashing)
Hypernyms:
defeat, licking
3. the savage and excessive killing of many people
Syn:
massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery
Derivationally related forms:
butcher (for: butchery), massacre (for: massacre), slaughterous
Hypernyms:
murder, slaying, execution
Hyponyms:
bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue
Instance Hyponyms:
Alamo, Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand

II - verb
1. kill (animals) usually for food consumption (Freq. 3)
- They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter
Syn:
butcher
Derivationally related forms:
slaughterer, butcher (for: butcher), butchery (for: butcher)
Hypernyms:
kill
Hyponyms:
chine
Entailment:
cut
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
2. kill a large number of people indiscriminately (Freq. 2)
- The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda
Syn:
massacre, mow down
Derivationally related forms:
massacre (for: massacre)
Hypernyms:
kill
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They want to slaughter the prisoners

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