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murder in Crime topic

murdermurder2 ●●● W3 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 SCCKILLto kill someone deliberately and illegally πŸ”Š He was convicted of murdering a policeman. πŸ”Š Thousands of civilians were brutally murdered during the civil war. πŸ”Š the murdered manβ–Ί see thesaurus at kill2 informalDO BADLY to spoil a song, play etc by performing it very badly πŸ”Š It’s a good song, but they murdered it.3 β†’ somebody will murder you4 β†’ I could murder a beer/pizza etc5 informalBEAT/DEFEAT to defeat someone completely πŸ”Š They murdered us in the final.β†’ See Verb table
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murderβ€’ On his order, a million people were brutally murdered.β€’ The next morning, another black who was allegedly part of the ambush party was brought to the same spot and murdered.β€’ Your husband, Lady Isabella, had secrets - that is why he was murdered.β€’ The girl had been raped and murdered.β€’ The confessor was murdered and Dymphna was beheaded for reftising to return home.β€’ She was murdered before she could call for help.β€’ Read in studio An inquest has opened on a young girl, who it's alleged was murdered by her father.β€’ One of the country's top judges has been murdered by the Mafia.β€’ The latent thought is the notion that Gloucester may be plotting to murder him - an idea too horrifying to contemplate.β€’ Wilson is accused of murdering his daughter and her boyfriend.β€’ The opening act murdered "Love is All Around."β€’ the murdered man