killing killing  /ˈkɪ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an event that causes someone to die
  2. (n) the act of terminating a life
  3. (n) a very large profit
  4. (adj) very funny

Usage(s):

  1. The brutal slaying of Annie Le highlights the problem of jobsite brutality, though workplace killings are actually declining.
  2. In the end, almost everyone is against killing doctors who practice abortion, though it is a little hard to understand why.
  3. killing for god far from being limited to islamic terrorism, extremist bloodshed in religion's name is infecting many faiths.

News

  1. ‘Killing Season’ Trailer: John Travolta Hunts Robert DeNiro for Revenge

    The first trailer for the action-thriller ‘Killing Season’ pits Robert DeNiro against John Travolta (with an Eastern European accent).
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  2. 'Killing Kennedy' pics: See Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin as Jack and Jackie

    The first photos from National Geographic's film "Killing Kennedy" are out, and as we suspected, Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin very much look their parts as John and Jacqueline Kennedy.The movie, based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's book about the JFK assassination, is currently filming in Virginia and is set to premiere in November, around the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death. It will ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  3. Book Review: Killing Ideas: You can Kill an Idea, You Can't Kill an Opportunity! - by Pam Henderson

    Book Review: Killing Ideas: You can Kill an Idea, You Can't Kill an Opportunity! - by Pam Henderson Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:00 pm, Sunday, June 9, 2013 "An ever-growing world population provides an endless potential for creative change, and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. "We are not saying go out of business. Do your job better. Make an investment in your employees. We want you to make a profit but not at the expense of killing your employees," Solis said at a conference of the National Association of Latino...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Hilda Solis Source: The Associated Press

  2. Zahid Umar, 25, a frequent visitor to the Lahore shrine, said: "America is killing Moslems in Afghanistan and in our tribal areas, and militants are attacking Pakistan to express anger against the government for supporting America."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: caliph Omar Source: Aberdeen Press and Journal

  3. "One is from our side, and it is to escalate the fighting and killing against you. This is our duty, and our brothers are carrying it out," bin Laden said.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Osama bin Laden Source: FOXNews

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