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  • adjective Not having been murdered.


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un- +‎ murdered


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  • On the school train, trying desperately to remember that his mother is watching him, Mundy looks in vain for child beggars clinging to the windows, or station platforms packed with rows of shrouded but unmurdered bodies with their heads covered and their feet poking out, or chaps who comb their hair in public.

    Absolute Friends Le Carre, John, 1931- 2003

  • When people talked about the Wicked Old Men, who, being still unfortunately unrestrained and unmurdered by the Young, make this wicked world what it is, Kay and Gerda always contended that there were a few exceptions.

    Dangerous Ages Rose Macaulay 1919

  • The next morning that parrot, still unmurdered, woke Kedzie early.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes 1914

  • For if these felons come into the Dale at all, even if the folk left behind hold the Burg and keep themselves unmurdered, yet may they not hinder the foe from spoiling our homesteads; so that our folk coming back in triumph shall find ruin at home, and spend weary days in hunting their foemen, who shall, many of them, escape into the Wild-wood. '

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale William Morris 1865

  • "the great Thanes," or at least the four sons of Karl, -- for accounts differ, -- and what few else of the northern nobility Tosti had left unmurdered.

    Hereward, the Last of the English Charles Kingsley 1847


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