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mercy killing

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  • nounbringing about death for a sufferer
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Synonyms for mercy killing

noun bringing about death for a sufferer
  • assisted suicide
  • euthanasia
  • negative euthanasia
  • passive euthanasia
  • playing God
  • pulling the plug

More words related to mercy killing

assisted suicide

noun. suicide facilitated by another
  • euthanasia
  • mercy killing
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