Synonyms for massacre
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At last the door was forced in and the massacre was completed.
The second extends from the peace of Nicias to the massacre of Melos.
It would take only an untoward word, a false movement, to start a massacre.
The massacre of his family––his wife and seven children––occurred in June, 1772.
Whenever he came home drunk, he required a woman to massacre.
Woefully had the massacre of the saints failed to please the palate of the populace.
Henry had been a very active agent in the Massacre of St. Bartholomew.
Then began a massacre, which nothing in description can convey.
Its history in the past has been mainly that of bloody warfare and massacre.
The massacre had occurred less than twenty miles from where we lived.
1580s, from Middle French massacrer "to slaughter" (16c.), from massacre (n.) "wholesale slaughter, carnage" (see massacre (n.)). Related: Massacred; massacring.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MASSACRE
- lay open
- mow down