SLAUGHTER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SLAUGHTER
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slaughter
 n.  act of killing, extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction of life; carnage
Classic Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
1  We are not come to deal slaughter through Libyan homes, or to drive plundered spoils to the coast.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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2  For me, just parted from the desperate battle, with slaughter fresh upon me, to handle them were guilt, until I wash away in a living stream the soilure.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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3  He shall drive his conquering chariot to the Capitoline height triumphant over Corinth, glorious in Achaean slaughter.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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4  Flaming tow and the winged steel of darts shower thickly from their hands; the fields of ocean redden with fresh slaughter.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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5  If you allow us to use the chance towards seeking Aeneas in Pallanteum town, you will soon descry us here at hand with the spoils of the great slaughter we have dealt.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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6  Nor in the camp was the wailing less, when Rhamnes was found a bloodless corpse, and Serranus and Numa and all their princes destroyed in a single slaughter.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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7  Crowds throng towards the corpses and the men wounded to death, the ground fresh with warm slaughter and the swoln runlets of frothing blood.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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8  News is brought to Turnus the captain, as he rages afar among the routed foe, that the enemy surges forth into fresh slaughter and flings wide his gates.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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9  But rage and mad thirst of slaughter drive him like fire on the foe.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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10  At last, hearing of the slaughter of their men, the Teucrian captains, Mnestheus and gallant Serestus, come up, and see their comrades in disordered flight and the foe let in.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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11  Meanwhile the Rutulians press round all the gates, dealing grim slaughter and girdling the walls with flame.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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12  He mows down all that meets him, and hews a broad path through their columns with furious sword, as he seeks thee, O Turnus, in thy fresh pride of slaughter.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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13  Here four of Sulmo's children, as many more of Ufens' nurture, are taken by him alive to slaughter in sacrifice to the shade below, and slake the flames of the pyre with captive blood.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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14  Thunder on in rhetoric, thy wonted way: accuse thou me of fear, Drances, since thine hand hath heaped so many Teucrians in slaughter, and thy glorious trophies dot the fields.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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15  So Tarchon gallops amid the slaughter where his squadrons retreat, and urges his troops in changing tones, calling man on man by name, and rallies the fliers to fight.
The Aeneid By Virgil
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Example Sentence:
1  The real reason for this slaughter is they are over-fishing and want to kill the competition for the fish.
2  And while the late steamer Big Missouri worked and sweated in the sun, the retired artist sat on a barrel in the shade close by, dangled his legs, munched his apple, and planned the slaughter of more innocents.
3  They cynically tried to trade off a reduction in the slaughter of dolphins against a resumption of commercial whaling.
4  Hardly anyone in the town escaped the slaughter when the rebels were defeated.
5  Thousands of people were slaughtered in the civil war.
6  The First World War slaughtered a whole generation.
7  I don't have any open wound healing is slaughtered,nobody knows my heart setbacks.