What does slaying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. murder, slaying, executionnoun

    unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Wiktionary

  1. slayingnoun

    Killing, especially murder of a human.

    The slaying of the civil rights activist brought a storm of protest!

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  1. slaying

    Slaying is the act of killing deliberately and violently, often associated with fighting, battle or conflict, traditionally referring to the killing of a beast or mythical creature. In modern slang, it can also mean performing or presenting oneself exceptionally well, often in a stylish, fierce or impressive manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slaying

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slaying in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slaying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of slaying in a Sentence

  1. Seth Williams:

    He checked with a supervisor (after the slaying), ... but failed to say he was, at the very moment, with a prime murder suspect.

  2. T.H. Buxley:

    The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

  3. Thomas Huxley:

    The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

  4. Thomas Huxley:

    The great tragedy of science -- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

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  • Michelle Mich
    Michelle Mich
    Ok I heard someone said slaying like in the nice way like your lipstick is slaying
    LikeReply8 years ago

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