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synonyms for butchery

  • bloodbath
  • bloodletting
  • carnage
  • annihilation
  • bloodshed
  • decimation
  • killing
  • slaughter
  • slaughterhouse
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Poultry shears can also be useful for quick, efficient butchery.
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Somerville will next determine whether other animal bones from the ancient sediment display butchery marks, breaks where marrow was removed or burned patches from cooking.
NEW CLUES SUGGEST PEOPLE REACHED THE AMERICAS AROUND 30,000 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERJUNE 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Eggshells lay among numerous animal bones, some of which displayed possible butchery marks and signs of burning.
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The Seneschal turned to her again with his unanswered questions touching the end of that butchery above-stairs.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
To be sure, he might kill the dog with the hatchet, but such butchery was repugnant to him, and he quickly dismissed the idea.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The warmth of the flowing blood and the site of the shocking butchery made Fergan reel with dizziness.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Prison after prison was invested, entered, and under the same form of proceeding made the scene of the same inhuman butchery.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
The whole sight was a good deal like butchery, and Colin felt a little uncomfortable.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
At that time the Sultan had just completed the butchery of many Armenians.
THE BLOT ON THE KAISER'S 'SCUTCHEONNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
And a very fair speculation no doubt it is, this pedlar butchery.
CANADA AND THE CANADIANSSIR RICHARD HENRY BONNYCASTLE
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WORDS RELATED TO BUTCHERY

  • annihilation
  • bloodbath
  • bloodletting
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • extermination
  • fighting
  • gore
  • killing
  • massacre
  • murder
  • onslaught
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.