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verb as in slay and prepare animal for meat

verb as in ruin

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Beijing claims to oppose the illicit traffic in the tusks of elephants butchered by poachers.

And treated with more dignity and kindness than the viable newborns he butchered and discarded.

You go to see hotties getting butchered in new and creative ways.

We buy meat for ourselves that is humanely raised and butchered (when we can).

Besides plunder, raiders butchered people, often in the most brutal fashion.

She looked so delighted, and yet it made me sick to think of his having been butchered so.

Even a few, who were saved by the soldiers, satiated with blood, were next day miserably butchered by orders from the general.

He would have butchered another ox, but as the boat would now hold no more, Duff with difficulty made him stop.

Houses were burned, plantations destroyed and the inhabitants butchered.

The men were all butchered, and eighty women and children were sent to join those in a house near the Nana.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to butchered, such as: slaughter, cut, clean, liquidate, salt, and joint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.