Origin of killing
OTHER WORDS FROM killingkill·ing·ly, adverbself-kill·ing, adjectiveun·kill·ing, adjective
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Taylor’s killing has raised public attention about no-knock warrants and about search warrants in general.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
Saltwater washed into an area that had been freshwater only, killing 4,000 acres of vegetation — an area equal to more than 3,000 football fields.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
Trump falsely suggests he had something to do with the decision to send the National Guard into Minneapolis amid violence and protests of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again|Glenn Kessler|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Adegbile had argued in a brief that Mumia Abu-Jamal, a death-row inmate convicted of killing a police officer, had been victimized by racially biased jury selection.
While those criticisms have been leveled at other industries since the killing of George Floyd in May, few have given their critics as much cause for concern as agencies.‘It’s all been plan, plan, plan mode:’ Agencies have big ideas for greater diversity, but more action is needed|Seb Joseph|September 15, 2020|Digiday
In the first episode, an officer is shown video of himself shooting and killing a man.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.
Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.
And similar shards of enthusiasm-killing kryptonite are lodged in John Kasich, Mike Pence and Ted Cruz.
But the act of killing herself done, the message was sent, and heard, and things started changing.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That, and a range war that grew out of the killing, and some kind of a business deal just about broke them.
The Taube has been bothering us again, but wound up its manœuvres very decently by killing some fish for our dinner.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It's a big chunk of money, and a little thing like killing a man or two won't trouble them.
Sometimes a horseman may succeed in killing him by cutting across his undeviating course.
However, I am bound to admit that it is a first-rate country for sport—also for killing Englishmen.