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Intrepid adventurers grind out currency to purchase enchanted armaments from their local outfitters, and delve into dungeons to slay wolves, scorpions and killer robots.
ON DISCORD, BOTS FIND A FOOTHOLD AS MINI INDIE SUCCESS STORIESLUKE WINKIEMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Partially or fully wiping out federal student loan debt would be a godsend to many Americans but not be enough to slay the fund-eating dragon that has become a many-headed hydra.
EVEN FORGIVING STUDENT LOANS WON’T SOLVE THE HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING CRISISELIZABETH SHERMERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Eagles were booted from playoff contention in Week 16, but their plan of “going out here to mess up some dreams,” as cornerback Darius Slay put it, will be difficult to accomplish.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW: ALEX SMITH ON TRACK TO START VS. EAGLES WITH PLAYOFFS ON THE LINENICKI JHABVALAJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Cornerback Darius Slay sustained a head injury and is currently in the league’s concussion protocol.
THE SAINTS AND CHIEFS ARE IN HOT PURSUIT OF NFL’S CRITICAL TOP PLAYOFF SEEDSNEIL GREENBERGDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A year after I quit eating sugar and flour in an effort to slay my food demons, I read a section of my medical chart that compared my latest blood-test results with earlier ones.
SALT: THE DIETARY DANGER THAT’S EASY TO IGNOREKAREN SANDSTROMDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On land and in sea the animal creation chase and maim, and slay and devour each other.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
So we were wroth and made to slay the other baas, but he shot us down with a fire stick and returned to his own country in haste.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Her tragic attitude, her wondrous beauty, awed the men, and they lowered the guns that had been raised to slay the father.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
And they shall bring upon thee a multitude, and they shall stone thee with stones, and shall slay thee with their swords.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Wilt thou yet say before them that slay thee: I am God; whereas thou art a man, and not God, in the hand of them that slay thee?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS

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