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To kill a person or animal

kill

verb

to make a person or other living thing die

murder

verb

to commit the crime of killing someone deliberately

strangle

verb

to kill a person or an animal by squeezing their throat so that they cannot breathe

assassinate

verb

to kill a famous or important person, especially for political reasons or for payment

slaughter

verb

to kill many people in a violent way

massacre

verb

to kill a lot of people

exterminate

verb

to kill a person or a group of people

bump off

to murder someone

dispatch

verb

to kill a person or animal

take someone’s life

to kill someone

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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