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1. killing

noun. ['ˈkɪlɪŋ'] the act of terminating a life.

Synonyms

  • coup de grace
  • dispatch
  • suicide
  • fell
  • euthanasia
  • ending
  • self-destruction
  • poisoning
  • ritual killing
  • deathblow
  • sacrifice
  • genocide
  • putting to death
  • conclusion
  • self-annihilation
  • decapitation
  • homicide
  • termination
  • suffocation
  • racial extermination
  • despatch
  • asphyxiation
  • kill
  • electrocution
  • mercy killing
  • race murder
  • slaughter
  • death

Antonyms

  • activation
  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kill (English)
  • killen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ritual Killing

  • instilling
  • fulfilling
  • distilling
  • unwilling
  • zwilling
  • trilling
  • thrilling
  • swilling
  • spilling
  • skilling
  • quilling
  • grilling
  • drilling
  • yearling
  • willing
  • tilling
  • shilling
  • schilling
  • rilling
  • pilling
  • milling
  • hilling
  • filling
  • dilling
  • chilling
  • billing

2. killing

noun. ['ˈkɪlɪŋ'] an event that causes someone to die.

Synonyms

  • human death
  • violent death

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • victory
  • middle

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kill (English)
  • killen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. killing

adjective. ['ˈkɪlɪŋ'] very funny.

Synonyms

  • humorous
  • humourous

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kill (English)
  • killen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. killing

noun. ['ˈkɪlɪŋ'] a very large profit.

Synonyms

  • net income
  • net profit
  • net
  • profits
  • cleanup
  • profit
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • buy
  • be born
  • switch on
  • add

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kill (English)
  • killen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ritual

noun. ['ˈrɪtʃuːəl'] any customary observance or practice.

Synonyms

  • wedding
  • ceremonial dance
  • espousal
  • usage
  • betrothal
  • marriage ceremony
  • ritual dancing
  • usance
  • rite
  • ritual dance
  • custom
  • marriage

Antonyms

  • endogamy
  • exogamy
  • separation
  • disagree

6. ritual

noun. ['ˈrɪtʃuːəl'] the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies.

Synonyms

  • ablution
  • pattern
  • celebration
  • manduction
  • solemnisation
  • practice
  • sacramental manduction
  • solemnization
  • Holy Communion

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • conserve
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional

7. ritual

noun. ['ˈrɪtʃuːəl'] stereotyped behavior.

Synonyms

  • use

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • supply
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