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adjective as in executed

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adjective as in fallen

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adjective as in slain

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adjective as in undone

noun as in casualty

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But no more so than the Sodexo building maintenance man or the two cops who were also killed in the crossfire.

When twelve people are killed by violence, whoever they are, for whatever reason, that is a tragedy and a waste.

If ISIS “came into a base and killed hundreds of troops, then people would ask a lot more questions.”

Alpha Team was killed, Faal told the FBI, while the Bravo members who were not gunned down fled.

He hasn't bothered to visit Iguala, the place where the students were abducted and killed.

His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.

The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.

A hundred more had been taken during the night fighting, but there was treachery and some of those were killed.

The result was that some 40 rebels were killed, others taken prisoners, and the remainder escaped into the planted fields.

Every leader was killed, and every peaceful native whom the Spaniards met on their way was unmercifully treated.


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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to killed, such as: broken, demolished, devastated, lost, ravaged, and ruined.

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