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Noun: slew  sloo
  1. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "a slew of journalists";
    - batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile [informal], plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch [informal]
Verb: slew  sloo
  1. Turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    "The motorbike slewed to the right";
    - swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, cut
  2. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    "the wheels slewed against the pavement";
    - skid, slip, slue, slide
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: slays, sl, sle

Derived forms: slewed, slewing, slews

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

Encyclopedia: Slew