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murder

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈməːdə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
(e.g: the brutal murder of a German holidaymaker)

- a very difficult or unpleasant task or experience
(e.g: the 40-mile-per-hour winds at the summit were murder)

- a group of crows
(e.g: a murder of crows flew past the window)


Phrases:
- get away with murder
- murder one
- murder two
- murder will out
- scream blue murder

Origin:
Old English morthor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moord and German Mord, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit mará ‘death’ and Latin mors; reinforced in Middle English by Old French murdre


[ˈməːdə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- kill (someone) unlawfully and with premeditation
(e.g: he was accused of murdering his wife's lover)

- punish severely or be very angry with
(e.g: my father will murder me if I'm home late)


Phrases:
- get away with murder
- murder one
- murder two
- murder will out
- scream blue murder

Origin:







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