It is a disorienting shift, to put it mildly, to return home from a combat zone where people were actively trying to kill you.
Now the hackers, with their reference to the 9/11 attacks, suggest they are prepared to kill.
The author of Hit to kill: The New Battle Over Shielding America From Missile Attack , he lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
“Everybody knows Henry did not intend to kill his mother,” Epstein said.
California scholar Rainer Reinscheid is accused of an arson spree and plotting to kill 200 high-school students.
Well, if you kill me you will have the chance, for he will drive.
He did prig the brooch from me, and he did kill the ole cove.
Were he alone with Armand, he would hurl himself at him and try to kill him, barehanded.
"That means they are going to kill him soon," said the oblate.
"If I kill, it is for the sake of both of us," he said passionately.
c.1200, "to strike, hit, beat, knock;" c.1300, "to deprive of life," perhaps from an unrecorded variant of Old English cwellan "to kill" (see quell), but the earliest sense suggests otherwise. Sense in to kill time is from 1728. Related: Killed; killing. Kill-devil, colloquial for "rum," especially if new or of bad quality, is from 1630s.
early 13c., "a stroke, a blow," from kill (v.). Meaning "act of killing" is from 1814; that of "a killed animal" is from 1878. Lawn tennis serve sense is from 1903. The kill "the knockout" is boxing jargon, 1950.
"stream," 1630s, American English, from Dutch kil, from Middle Dutch kille "riverbed," especially in place names (e.g. Schuylkill). A common Germanic word, the Old Norse form, kill, meant "bay, gulf" and gave its name to Kiel Fjord on the German Baltic coast and thence to Kiel, the port city founded there in 1240.