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Definition of "slaying" []

  • The act of killing (noun)
  • A murder (noun)
  • Killing, especially murder of a human. (noun)

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  • Present participle of slay. (verb)

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Use "slaying" in a sentence
  • "Krentz was heard telling his brother “illegal alien” on the radio earlier Saturday, and the area of the slaying is a known smuggling corridor, according to authorities."
  • "Together they embark on a life of adventure, the Dog Woman proving herself an adept ally for the soon-to-be deposed King, her natural talents for violence and loyalty put to use in slaying many a dissenting voice and in doing her best to alter the course of history."
  • "I would be taking up a player slot that could be filled by someone who can actually help in slaying the demon."