"slaying" in the noun sense
1. murder, slaying, execution
unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
"slaying" in the verb sense
1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
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