Synonyms and related words:
adulteration, autointoxication, bane, befouling, beheading, blood, blood poisoning, bloodletting, bloodshed, braining, burning, capital punishment, contamination, corruption, crucifixion, dealing death, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, defilement, destruction, destruction of life, dispatch, electrocution, envenoming, ergotism, euthanasia, execution, extermination, festering, flow of blood, food poisoning, fouling, fusillade, garrote, gassing, gore, hanging, hemlock, immolation, infection, intoxication, judicial murder, kill, killing, lapidation, martyrdom, martyrization, mercy killing, milk sickness, misuse, necktie party, perversion, pollution, prostitution, ptomaine poisoning, pyemia, ritual killing, ritual murder, sacrifice, sepsis, septic poisoning, septicemia, septicopyemia, shooting, slaughter, slaying, stoning, strangling, strangulation, suppuration, taking of life, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, toxemia, venenation, vitiation

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