Synonyms for massacre
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : mas-uh-ker|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈmæs ə kər|
Top 10 synonyms for massacre
Définition of massacreOrigin :
- 1580s, from Middle French massacrer "to slaughter" (16c.), from massacre (n.) "wholesale slaughter, carnage" (see massacre (n.)). Related: Massacred; massacring.
- noun killing of many
- verb kill, often in great numbers
- At last the door was forced in and the massacre was completed.
- Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
- The second extends from the peace of Nicias to the massacre of Melos.
- Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
- It would take only an untoward word, a false movement, to start a massacre.
- Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
- The massacre of his family––his wife and seven children––occurred in June, 1772.
- Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
- Whenever he came home drunk, he required a woman to massacre.
- Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
- Woefully had the massacre of the saints failed to please the palate of the populace.
- Extract from : « Melomaniacs » by James Huneker
- Henry had been a very active agent in the Massacre of St. Bartholomew.
- Extract from : « Henry IV, Makers of History » by John S. C. Abbott
- Then began a massacre, which nothing in description can convey.
- Extract from : « Arthur O'Leary » by Charles James Lever
- Its history in the past has been mainly that of bloody warfare and massacre.
- Extract from : « The Cathedrals of Northern France » by Francis Miltoun
- The massacre had occurred less than twenty miles from where we lived.
- Extract from : « Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail » by Ezra Meeker
Antonyms for massacre
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