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Adjective: burked  burkt
  1. Suppressed quietly or indirectly
    "This power of benefiting mankind has been burked in the Government office"
Verb: burke  burk
  1. Murder without leaving a trace on the body
  2. Get rid of, silence, or suppress
    "burke an issue"

See also: suppressed

Type of: bump off, conquer, curb, dispatch, hit, inhibit, murder, off, polish off, remove, slay, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Encyclopedia: Burked

Burke, SD