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slay

 
 
pronunciation:
sleI
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: slays, slaying, slew, slain
definition: to kill deliberately and violently.
The knight slew the dragon.
synonyms:
murder
similar words:
assassinate, destroy, execute, kill, slaughter
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word sleigh (a horse-drawn sled)? Slay and sleigh sound alike but have different meanings.