from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Put to death. Often used in combination: fresh-killed meat.
- adj. Of, relating to, or containing microorganisms or infectious agents that have been inactivated so as to be incapable of causing infection: a killed virus; killed vaccines.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of kill.
- adj. deoxidized
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"To think, if you had only told your friends of the errand, and of the plans you had made for reaching the presence of the czar, that it would have succeeded and you would have killed him -- _killed him_."
Why, there was a man out there who killed his father-in-law -- actually _killed_ him -- and they didn't do anything to him at all.
But the truth is, I was nearly killed by that hideous Book on Friedrich, -- twelve years in continuous wrestle with the nightmares and the subterranean hydras; -- nearly _killed, _ and had often thought I should be altogether, and must die leaving the monster not so much as finished!
Th 'only thing 't' d prevent that lad gettin 'ashore'd be his gettin' killed -- not drowned, but _killed_. "
The use of the word "killed" most often denotes a willful act.
Your focus on people getting killed is noted, if not particularly useful.
I think that the killing of the public option and medicare buy-in killed HCR.
My cousin killed herself by locking herself in her garage with the car running.
Why DO you and linebyline want Sarah Palin killed?
Leviticus, which that group cites for saying the orca should be killed, is a part of the Old Testament “Law.”