Prime Minister Sharon thought that being accused of killing Arafat was not worth the advantages of being rid of him.
Justine Bateman played one of them—that was just killing us.
But on Monday a massive bomb hit a bus terminal on the outskirts of the capital Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
Israel began its current attack on Hamas with a tactical surprise, by killing Hamas military leader Ahmed Jabari on November 14.
Slovakian police have arrested the jealous 24-year-old model accused of killing her former 48-year-old lover.
For one reason, he was an old man, and the pace set by the lovers was killing.
They considered civilisation a failure because it was killing off all the big game.
Margaret, why have you tried to keep it up all these weeks, when it was just killing you?
Admitted into our consciousness it starts its work of killing us.
Is it true there has been big trouble at Amritsar—burning and killing?
mid-15c., present participle adjective from kill (v.). Meaning "very funny" is from 1844. As a noun, "large profit," 1886, American English slang.
c.1200, "to strike, hit, beat, knock;" c.1300, "to deprive of life," perhaps from an unrecorded variant of Old English cwellan "to kill" (see quell), but the earliest sense suggests otherwise. Sense in to kill time is from 1728. Related: Killed; killing. Kill-devil, colloquial for "rum," especially if new or of bad quality, is from 1630s.
early 13c., "a stroke, a blow," from kill (v.). Meaning "act of killing" is from 1814; that of "a killed animal" is from 1878. Lawn tennis serve sense is from 1903. The kill "the knockout" is boxing jargon, 1950.
"stream," 1630s, American English, from Dutch kil, from Middle Dutch kille "riverbed," especially in place names (e.g. Schuylkill). A common Germanic word, the Old Norse form, kill, meant "bay, gulf" and gave its name to Kiel Fjord on the German Baltic coast and thence to Kiel, the port city founded there in 1240.
[1980s+ Teenagers; the sense ''fascinating, bewitching, irresistible'' is found by 1619, but the current use is an independent phenomenon rather than a survival]