killing

[ kil-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF killing

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KILLING

They considered civilisation a failure because it was killing off all the big game.

Admitted into our consciousness it starts its work of killing us.

Who knew what vengeance they might take for the killing of the Padres?

The Caciques did not know it, but killing the strangers or losing them had been only a part of his plan.

A man of outdoors, it was the house caging that was killing him, keeping him back.

She thinks constantly of this young man, and it is killing her by inches.

Barry must die; but what shall I profit by killing him if I kill this woman also?

If the Jap had had any way of killing me, I believe he would have done it.

I had succeeded too well in my purpose, killing her vain hope and her at the same moment.

He was lying on the couch quite easy—after killing the boy—my boy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR KILLING

manslaughter

nounkilling without malicious forethought
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