KILL


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
KILLKeep prospecting, Instill prospecting, Live prospecting, Love prospecting (US Marine Corps recruiting slang)
KILLKeep Inventories Low and Lean (business strategy)
KILLKilldeer (bird species Charadrius vociferus)
References in classic literature ?
I was most ready to cry; but all at once I thought of a way, and so I offered them Miss Watson -- they could kill her.
But now I was doubtful whether it was wise for us to go to Chaka, for after what we had seen I grew afraid lest he should kill us.
The Law of the Jungle, which never orders anything without a reason, forbids every beast to eat Man except when he is killing to show his children how to kill, and then he must hunt outside the hunting grounds of his pack or tribe.
I shall kill you," repeated the genius, "as you have killed my son.
Several were of opinion that the best way would be to kill us all at once, and affirmed that no other means were left of re-establishing order and tranquillity in the kingdom.
Then he shouted to his boys to come and kill the stranger.
muttered Danglars; "whether she kill herself or not, what matter, provided Dantes is not captain?
Thus he chided with his heart, and checked it into endurance, but he tossed about as one who turns a paunch full of blood and fat in front of a hot fire, doing it first on one side and then on the other, that he may get it cooked as soon as possible, even so did he turn himself about from side to side, thinking all the time how, single handed as he was, he should contrive to kill so large a body of men as the wicked suitors.
Then Diomed prayed, saying, "Hear me, daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, unweariable, if ever you loved my father well and stood by him in the thick of a fight, do the like now by me; grant me to come within a spear's throw of that man and kill him.
If I said to you, 'Kill that man,' would you kill him?
The stream is shrunk--the pool is dry, And we be comrades, thou and I; With fevered jowl and dusty flank Each jostling each along the bank; And by one drouthy fear made still, Forgoing thought of quest or kill.
But you were strong enough to kill the Wicked Witch of the East," said Oz.