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Noun: murder  mur-du(r)
  1. Unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    - slaying, execution
Verb: murder  mur-du(r)
  1. Kill intentionally and with premeditation
    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered";
    - slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
     
  2. Alter so as to make unrecognizable
    "The tourists murdered the French language";
    - mangle, mutilate

Derived forms: murders, murdered, murdering

Type of: distort, falsify, garble, homicide, kill, warp

Encyclopedia: Murder, She Wrote 2008