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1. slay

verb. ['ˈsleɪ'] kill intentionally and with premeditation.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • polish off
  • off
  • dispatch
  • remove
  • burke
  • hit
  • kill
  • bump off

Antonyms

  • unsoured
  • on
  • satisfactory
  • active

Etymology

  • sleen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slean (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slay

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

Sentences with slay


1. Verb, base form
Be sure to keep yours busy with plenty of toys to find and slay.

Quotes about slay


1. We're going to knock those demons out and slay them with the power of Jesus. Hallelujah, can I get an amen?- Timmie
- Jeaniene Frost, Halfway to the Grave

2. Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
- William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

3. Marveling at his own boldness, he said softly, "I would enter your sleep if I could, and guard you there, and slay the thing that hounds you, as I would if it had the courage to face me in fair daylight. But I cannot come in unless you dream of me.
- Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

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