GRE Word List

SLAUGHTER

the act of killing

The meaning of the word slaughter is the act of killing.

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WordMeaning
prevailto gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph
averto declare positively
bruntthe principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)
distinctionthe act of perceiving someone or something as being not the same and often treating as separate or different : the distinguishing of a difference
annihilateto cause to cease to exist : to do away with entirely so that nothing remains
incriminateto charge with or show evidence or proof of involvement in a crime or fault
porridgea soft food made by boiling meal of grains or legumes in milk or water until thick
laudpraise
queasycausing nausea
profaneto treat (something sacred) with abuse, irreverence, or contempt : desecrate