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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTCHERED

Nay, he would not be butchered like a bird on a bough, he would fall fighting.

Wonder you hadn't riz up off that sand and butchered me where I stood.

And if you will, you may claim your rights against me and butcher me as you butchered him.

"We can't leave the wounded to be butchered," was the reply.

Where are the bodies of the thousands that have been butchered?

The old bear had been skinned and butchered, after a fashion.

She raised 'em and my, at the meat we had when they was butchered.

They just butchered one of our people there a short while ago.

They fell upon us suddenly and treacherously, and butchered every one of my comrades.

"Better be burned up, than butchered by the redskins," said he, at last.