The killing of another person without justification or excuse, especially the crime of killing a person with malice aforethought or with recklessness manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.
refers to an organized, often officially sanctioned, massacre of a minority group, particularly of the Jews in eastern Europe
adds implications of extreme cruelty and of such coldblooded heartlessness as one might display in the slaughtering of animals
implies the indiscriminate and wholesale slaughter of those who are defenseless or helpless to resist
, as applied to people, suggests extensive and brutal killing, as in battle or by deliberate acts of wanton cruelty
stresses the result of bloody and widespread killing and suggests the accumulation of the bodies of the slain
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