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synonyms for killing

  • assassination
  • bloodshed
  • carnage
  • homicide
  • manslaughter
  • massacre
  • slaughter
  • execution
  • extermination
  • capital punishment
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Taylor’s killing has raised public attention about no-knock warrants and about search warrants in general.
THE POLICING REFORMS IN THE BREONNA TAYLOR SETTLEMENT, EXPLAINEDFABIOLA CINEASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
Saltwater washed into an area that had been freshwater only, killing 4,000 acres of vegetation — an area equal to more than 3,000 football fields.
SOGGY COASTAL SOILS? HERE’S WHY ECOLOGISTS LOVE THEMALISON PEARCE STEVENSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Trump falsely suggests he had something to do with the decision to send the National Guard into Minneapolis amid violence and protests of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Adegbile had argued in a brief that Mumia Abu-Jamal, a death-row inmate convicted of killing a police officer, had been victimized by racially biased jury selection.
THE TRAILER: THE FIRST STATE GOES LASTDAVID WEIGELSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While those criticisms have been leveled at other industries since the killing of George Floyd in May, few have given their critics as much cause for concern as agencies.
‘IT’S ALL BEEN PLAN, PLAN, PLAN MODE:’ AGENCIES HAVE BIG IDEAS FOR GREATER DIVERSITY, BUT MORE ACTION IS NEEDEDSEB JOSEPHSEPTEMBER 15, 2020DIGIDAY
When they’re all in one place, killing them might become easier.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the demands for change have intensified as part of a national conversation about racism and law enforcement.
AS TRUMP CALLS FOR LAW AND ORDER, CAN CHICAGO’S TOP PROSECUTOR BEAT THE CHARGE THAT SHE’S SOFT ON CRIME?BY MICK DUMKESEPTEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
The county’s position is that they believed he was homicidal, not suicidal, because he’d made comments about killing anyone who entered his cell.
LONGTIME SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEE CONTRADICTS OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF JAIL DEATHKELLY DAVISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In Chicago’s case, the pullback followed charges against the officers involved in the killing of Laquan McDonald.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
After that, Rittenhouse shot three people, killing two of them, then walked away right past police and drove home.
LEVI STRAUSS CEO: WE CAN’T SOLVE RACIAL INEQUALITY IF GUN VIOLENCE AND VOTER DISENFRANCHISEMENT PERSISTJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO KILLING

  • annihilation
  • bloodbath
  • bloodletting
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • extermination
  • fighting
  • gore
  • killing
  • massacre
  • murder
  • onslaught
  • annihilation
  • blitz
  • blood
  • blood and guts
  • blood bath
  • bloodshed
  • butchery
  • crime
  • extermination
  • gore
  • havoc
  • hecatomb
  • holocaust
  • homicide
  • killing
  • liquidation
  • manslaughter
  • mass murder
  • murder
  • offing
  • rapine
  • search and destroy
  • shambles
  • slaughter
  • taking out
  • warfare
  • wasting
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