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slayer

[ sley-er ]
/ ˈsleɪ ər /
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Definition of slayer

noun
a person who kills another person or creature, usually violently, or who destroys something: In the movie, the prince is a dragon slayer on a mission to kill the dragon responsible for corrupting the heart of the king.In Hindu legend, the goddess Kalaratri is worshiped as the slayer of darkness and ignorance.
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