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Slay Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

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Slay Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Death is the end of life in an organism. All biological functions of the living thing stop, including the mind and the senses. The usual signal for death is that the heart stops beating and cannot be restarted. This can be caused by many things. All living things have a limited lifespan, and all living things eventually die.

Living things which have died are normally described as being dead. Death of humans is often investigated for the cause, in case of crime (such as murder) or disease that may continue to kill other humans. About 150,000 people die every day around the world. In addition to the physical body, some believe humans also have a soul and believe that the soul can continue without a body (afterlife), move into another body (reincarnation), or cease to exist (annihilationism). Religions have different beliefs about this issue. Many cultures have their own customs and rituals to respect the dead.

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'Slay' example sentence in quotations

* God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me. - Thomas Huxley

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Slay Sample Sentences in News

  • Slay, Dooley, Isom discuss security following grand jury announcement
    ST. LOUIS ( – Mayor Slay, County Executive Dooley and Missouri Director of Public Safety Dan Isom held a press conference Friday to respond to the Don’t Shoot Coalition’s “Rules of Engagement” that were made public on Nov. 5. Read more on this news related to 'Slay'
  • St. Louis Mayor: ‘If Protestors Are Not Violent, Police Will Not Be Aggressive’
    St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay has a statement out today regarding the impending grand jury decision in Ferguson over the shooting of Michael Brown . And Slay assured police have agreed to some protestors' requests for rules of engagement and they will not get aggressive as long as the protests are non-violent. Read more on this news related to 'Slay'
  • Double slay case solved in less than 12 hours
    Camp Olivas, Pampanga – Less than 12 hours after the brutal slay of a mother and son in San Simon, operatives of San Simon Municipal Police Station (MPS) caught and arrested the suspect,  28-year-old drug addict after a hot pursuit operation in Apalit, Pampanga, Friday afternoon.In an exclusive interview, Chief Insp. Michael John Riego, San Simon, Pampanga MPS Read more on this news related to 'Slay'

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