Origin of slaughter
synonym study for slaughter
OTHER WORDS FROM slaughterslaugh·ter·er, nounslaugh·ter·ing·ly, adverbun·slaugh·tered, adjective
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How to use slaughter in a sentence
Today, our response to the temporary closing of slaughter plants can be a permanent opening of our dietary habits to actual plants.
Enraged, the meat lobby retaliated by having producers again cease sending animals to slaughter.
After all, Faith says, massive herbivores like these rhinos were slow to breed and it wouldn’t take a “catastrophic slaughter” for humans to make a dent in the population.Climate change probably contributed to the woolly rhino’s rapid demise|Sara Kiley Watson|August 25, 2020|Popular-Science
If the outcome in certain cases is less reprehensible than outright slaughter, it is only because natural selection only sometimes works to reduce the denominator of the “fitness ratio.”Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good - Issue 89: The Dark Side|David P. Barash|August 19, 2020|Nautilus
Plant outbreaks gummed up the meat supply chain, creating a backlog of animals awaiting slaughter.The logjam of cattle stuck on feedlots is beginning to clear|Tim McDonnell|July 13, 2020|Quartz
To most of the world, Bashar al-Assad is a brutal dictator, responsible for the slaughter of 100,000 or more.
Getting people to pay attention to a possible new round of slaughter in the region proved difficult.Confronting George Clooney’s Critics on South Sudan|John Avlon|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reform first came in 1935 when Lenora Slaughter was hired to re-invent the pageant as its new director.
In her white prom dress, Carrie is like a lamb to the slaughter, the blood besmirching her innocence.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Dan Honig was getting ready to slaughter a steer for the first time, he expected to feel devastated.
Its record is largely that of battles and sieges, of the brave adventure of discovery and the vexed slaughter of the nations.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The city hell hounds sprang to meet them and the slaughter of inoffensive Europeans began in Darya Gunj.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The farewell and the mourning are finished by the slaughter of dogs, that the dying man may have forerunners in the other world.
This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.
It went hard with him to slaughter the faithful creature, who knew him, and came towards him at the first sound of his voice.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for slaughter
Derived forms of slaughterslaughterer, nounslaughterous, adjective
Word Origin for slaughter
Other Idioms and Phrases with slaughter
see like a lamb to the slaughter.