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synonyms for slaying

  • bloody
  • carcinogenic
  • cruel
  • dangerous
  • destructive
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • lethal
  • malignant
  • mortal
  • murderous
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • poisonous
  • savage
  • suicidal
  • toxic
  • violent
  • virulent
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • bloodthirsty
  • cannibalistic
  • death-dealing
  • deathly
  • deleterious
  • destroying
  • grim
  • homicidal
  • injurious
  • internecine
  • killing
  • mortiferous
  • pestiferous
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • ruthless
  • unrelenting
  • venomous
  • entertaining
  • odd
  • strange
  • absurd
  • queer
  • amusing
  • comical
  • diverting
  • droll
  • farcical
  • foolish
  • hilarious
  • humorous
  • incongruous
  • laughable
  • ludicrous
  • preposterous
  • ridiculous
  • risible
  • side-splitting
  • splitting
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antonyms for slaying

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  • benign
  • calm
  • gentle
  • harmless
  • healthy
  • helpful
  • kind
  • life-giving
  • nice
  • nonpoisonous
  • wholesome
  • animating
  • energizing
  • healthful
  • invigorating
  • lively
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          How to use slaying in a sentence

          Bruce and his men entered quietly in small parties, breaking open the doors and slaying all they found.
          KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
          At the third charge he routed them, slaying or taking many; St John, however, escaping.
          KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
          Douglas now broke ambush and cut off Webton from the castle, eventually slaying him and all his men.
          KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
          Thinking thus, he might even have been content to go his ways and take his fill of vengeance by slaying Florimond upon the morrow.
          ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
          It was not alone the slaying and offering of sacrifice, but also the sprinkling of blood that made atonement.
          THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
          He was bitter about the slaying of his brothers, Gareth and Gaheris, and would not be appeased.
          A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
          The slaying of the Duc de Guise will lead to a horrible persecution, and I pray for it with all my might.
          CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
          Tell them this, and urge them to be friendly; for we are not of the nature of those who take delight in slaying.
          THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
          Let thy cow-slaying and thy man-slaying be far away, and let thy favor be with us, O ruler of heroes!
          SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
          You want to "reform things," poor girl—to rise and lay about you, slaying monsters and liberating captive maids.
          THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
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