The act of killing; slaughter or massacre.

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  • Trucidation — Tru ci*da tion, n. [L. trucidatio, fr. trucidare to slaughter.] The act of killing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trucidation —   n. slaughter …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • trucidation — …   Useful english dictionary

  • trucider — [ tryside ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1485, repris fin XVIIIe, puis fin XIXe par plais.; lat. trucidare « massacrer » ♦ Fam. Tuer. Se faire trucider. ● trucider verbe transitif (latin trucidare) Familier. Faire périr de mort violente …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Killing — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Destruction of live PARAG:Killing >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 killing killing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 homicide homicide manslaughter murder assassination trucidation| iccusion| Sgm: N 1 effusion of blood effusion of blood …   English dictionary for students

  • bloodshed — n slaughter, carnage, butchery, bloodbath, bloodletting; massacre, pogrom, mass murder, genocide; destruction, decimation, extermination, Rare. trucidation, Rare. internecion; killing, slaying, homicide, murder, manslaughter …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • butchery — n 1. slaughterhouse, slaughterpen, abattoir, shambles, Obs. butcher row. 2. carnage, massacre, slaughter, wholesale killing, mass murder, mass homicide, mass execution, mass slaying, general slaughter, mass destruction, bloodbath, effusion of… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • carnage — n butchery, slaughter, wholesale or general slaughter, random or indiscriminate slaughter, massacre, blood bath, effusion or fusillade of blood, Rare. internecion, Rare. trucidation; pogrom, mass murder, mass slaying, mass execution, noyade;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • killing — n 1. murder, slaying, manslaughter, thug gee, fatality, death, violent death, bloody or foul murder, murder most foul, foul play, assassination, shooting, strangling, strangulation, garrotting, poisoning; execution, capital punishment, judicial… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pogrom — n massacre, carnage, wholesale or general slaughter, mass slaying, mass murder, mass killing, mass execution, mass homicide, noyade; bloodbath, bloodshed, effusion or fusillade of blood. Rare. internecion. Rare. trucidation; slaughter, slaying,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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