One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a cold-blooded massacre of innocent civilians’
slaughter, wholesale slaughter, mass slaughter, wholesale killing, indiscriminate killing
murder, murdering, mass murder, mass homicide, execution, mass execution, destruction, mass destruction, annihilation, extermination, liquidation, decimation, carnage, butchery, bloodbath, bloodletting, pogrom, genocide, ethnic cleansing, holocaust, Shoah, night of the long knives
rare battue, hecatomb
2‘the match was an 8–0 massacre’
1‘thousands were brutally massacred by the soldiers’
slaughter, butcher, murder, kill, annihilate, exterminate, execute, liquidate, eliminate, destroy, decimate, kill off, wipe out, mow down, cut down, cut to pieces, put to the sword, put to death, send to the gas chambers
2‘they were absolutely massacred in the final’
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