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slay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslayslay /sleɪ/ verb (past tense slew /sluː/, past participle slain /sleɪn/) [transitive]  1 KILL literary to kill someone – used especially in newspaperssee thesaurus at kill2 American English spoken informalFUNNY to amuse someone a lotslayer noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slayRoll two dice scoring 4 and 6 a further 2 men slain.Now, detectives are investigating the possibility that a fourth woman may have been slain by the retired Army sergeant.Coretta King is the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.Hercules slew Diomedes first and then drove off the mares unopposed.Tens of thousands were slain, drowned by waves, buried by earthquakes, struck by magical lightning.A Pump Wagon is dependent on its crew for mobility, so once its crew are all slain it can not move.That guy really slays me!You'd slay them you would!
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Verb table
slay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslay
he, she, itslays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslew
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slain
he, she, ithas slain
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slain
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slain
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slaying
he, she, itis slaying
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you, we, theyare slaying
Past
I, he, she, itwas slaying
you, we, theywere slaying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slaying
he, she, ithas been slaying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slaying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slaying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slaying
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