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Verb: slay (slew,slain, also slayed)  sley
Usage: literary
  1. Kill intentionally and with premeditation
    - murder, hit, dispatch, bump off [informal], off [N. Amer, informal], polish off [informal], remove, croak
  2. To succeed greatly

Sounds like: sky, slay

Derived forms: slaying, slayed, slays, slew, slain

Type of: bring home the bacon [informal], come through, come up trumps [Brit, informal], deliver the goods, kill, succeed, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], win

Encyclopedia: Slay