Thesaurus / butchered
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There was not a second to lose; in another moment the poor fellows would have been butchered.

Lover or FriendRosa Nouchette Carey

Of late many women had said to her, "Was my son born for this, to be torn from my arms—to be butchered?"

The Tin SoldierTemple Bailey

We were to be butchered with awful rites for the edification of Prempeh and his wild hordes of fanatics!

The Great White QueenWilliam Le Queux

Five generations of Claverhouses would have butchered five generations of Camerons.

She felt an aching hollow as if she had been gutted like a butchered deer.

ShamanRobert Shea

One of the men cut them a liberal piece from a yearling that they had just butchered.

Hope HathawayFrances Parker

The butchered butcher falls with a single bawling outcry and a groan.

Orphans of the StormHenry MacMahon

Nine out of every ten men were butchered, until out of six hundred Normans sixty only were left alive.

On that day the bells were rung, while the French were butchered in the hospitals.

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, CompleteLouis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

They were immediately set upon by the savage inhabitants, and all but three butchered in cold blood.

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