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slew

noun

1 slew

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent:
— A slew of journalists.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess ... show more.

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp



verb

1 slew

Turn sharply; change direction abruptly.

synonyms: curve, cut, sheer, slue, swerve, trend, veer.

Dutch: afzwenken, evolueren, regelen, uitzwenken, zwaaien, zwenken, zwerven

2 slew

Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.

synonyms: skid, slide, slip, slue.

Dutch: verschuiven


Moby thesaurus: batch, bunch, clump, cluster, considerable, copse, crop, deal, gobs, good deal, great deal, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, heap, heaps, jillion, knot ... show more.

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slay

verb

1 slay

Kill intentionally and with premeditation.

synonyms: bump off, dispatch, hit, murder, off, polish off, remove.

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

Dutch: afmaken, doden, killen, koud maken, liquideren, mollen, om het leven brengen, om zeep helpen, ombrengen, omleggen ... show more


Moby thesaurus: amuse, annihilate, assassinate, becharm, beguile, bereave of life, bewitch, bump off, butcher, captivate, carry away, carry off, charm, chloroform, convulse, cool, cut down, cut off, delectate, delight ... show more.

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