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massacre
Definition:
the savage and excessive killing of many people

Synonyms:

noun
butchering
study at slaughter.
defeat
ambush, beating, blow, break, breakdown, check, collapse, conquest, count, debacle, destruction, discomfiture, drubbing, embarrassment, failure, fall, ko, kos, lacing, licking, loss, mastery, rebuff, repulse, reverse, rout, setback, subjugation, thrashing, trap, trimming, triumph, trouncing, waxing, whipping, Defeasance, Downthrow, Insuccess, Paddling, Scalping, Trashing, Vanquishment, Whaling, Whitewashing, shellacking, nonsuccess, lacings, non-success, subjugations, trouncings, waxings, killing*.
destruction
abolition, bane, crashing, crushing, dissolving, downfall, elimination, end, eradication, extinction, extinguishing, extirpation, havoc, invalidating, invalidation, liquidation, overthrow, ravaging, ruination, sacking, shattering, subversion, undoing, wreckage, wrecking, Abolishing, Assassinating, Disintegrating, Disrupting, Subverting, crashings, crushings, sackings, slayings.
genocide
decimation, ethnic cleansing, holocaust, Genocides, mass execution, race extermination.
holocaust
catastrophe, devastation, immolation, inferno.
killing
asphyxiation, assassination, butchering, elimination, execution, extermination, hanging, liquidation, manslaughter, purging, removal, slaying, strangulation, Dispatching, Snuffing.
licking
licking.
massacre
annihilation, assassination, bloodbath, bloodshed, butchery, carnage, decimation, extermination, genocide, mass murder, mow down, slaughter, slaying, Internecion, murder.
mass murder
final solution, race murder, mass destruction, mass extermination, race-murder, wholesale murder.
obliteration
obliteration.
verb
annihilate
abate, abolish, abrogate, annul, demolish, do in, eradicate, erase, expunge, extinguish, extirpate, finish off, invalidate, liquidate, massacre, negate, nullify, obliterate, quash, quell, raze, root out, rub out, ruin, undo, vitiate, wipe out, wrack, wreck, blot out, take out*, crush*.
change
massacre, mow down, slaughter.
cut
amputate, behead, bisect, bite, carve, chine, chip, chisel, cleave, clip, crop, curtail, decussate, dice, dispatch, dissect, dissever, divide, facet, fell, flitch, gash, guillotine, hack, hash, hew, intersect, lacerate, level, lop, mince, mow, mow down, nick, notch, part, penetrate, perforate, pierce, prune, puncture, quarter, rabbet, reap, rend, rip, rive, saber, saw, scarify, scissor, score, scythe, separate, shave, shear, sickle, skive, slash, slice, slit, sliver, snip, lay open.
decimate
execute, kill off, stamp out, commit genocide.
exterminate
destroy, do away with, eliminate, put an end to, send to kingdom come.
kill
asphyxiate, assassinate, butcher, chill, depopulate, dispatch, do away with, do in, drown, eliminate, execute, exterminate, hang, ice, liquidate, purge, put to sleep, remove, sacrifice, slaughter, slay, smite, smother, snuff, strangle, suffocate.
massacre
annihilate, butcher, decimate, depopulate, exterminate, mass murder, slay.
Examples of usage:
  1. More or less circumstantial details of the supposed massacre were current, but critical examination proved such to be quite without foundation. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  2. So potent was the power of this vigorous treatment that within the short time specified the massacre was stopped. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. They were to rise at a signal and massacre all their Protestant neighbours. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  4. Well, I did so; never mind the details now, and never mind the bloody massacre the others had made of it before I came up. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  5. It is he who has chosen to make it massacre. – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty

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