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mercy killing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. euthanasia, mercy killingnoun

    the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)


  1. mercy killingnoun


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mercy killing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mercy killing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mercy killing in a Sentence

  1. Robert Engelkes:

    Look what the Republican Party threw out there then: McCain was a mercy killing, he was just a mercy killing. Everybody was tired of Republicans for a while, so they had to throw something out there.

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  • लाइलाज और दर्द की बीमारी से पीड़ित एक रोगी की हत्याHindi
  • misericordia che uccideItalian
  • ದಯಾಮರಣKannada
  • miserere occisioLatin
  • matança mercêPortuguese

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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. deny
    • B. adventure
    • C. interrupt
    • D. obligate

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