killed outright

killed outright

killed immediately. The driver was killed outright in the accident. Twenty people were killed outright in the explosion.
See also: killed
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Shuan and five more were either killed outright or thoroughly disabled; but of these, two fell by my hand, the two that came by the skylight.
No soft words with me, for I know you, lying rabble," said Don Quixote, and without waiting for a reply he spurred Rocinante and with levelled lance charged the first friar with such fury and determination, that, if the friar had not flung himself off the mule, he would have brought him to the ground against his will, and sore wounded, if not killed outright.
But the first was too good a marksman to miss his aim; for as the savages kept near one another, a little behind in a line, he fired, and hit two of them directly; the foremost was killed outright, being shot in the head; the second, which was the runaway Indian, was shot through the body, and fell, but was not quite dead; and the third had a little scratch in the shoulder, perhaps by the same ball that went through the body of the second; and being dreadfully frightened, though not so much hurt, sat down upon the ground, screaming and yelling in a hideous manner.
Peckham have shown that the sting of the wasp is NOT UNERRING, as Fabre alleges, that the number of stings is NOT CONSTANT, that sometimes the caterpillar is NOT PARALYZED, and sometimes it is KILLED OUTRIGHT, and that THE DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT APPARENTLY MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE LARVA, which is not injured by slight movements of the caterpillar, nor by consuming food decomposed rather than fresh caterpillar.
He might not have had the time to get me killed outright, but he would have had the time to get me gagged and thrown in a dungeon.
Malcolm Morse, prosecuting, said: "Georgina Johnson, as a kind of mercy, was killed outright by multiple injuries sustained in the crash.
Of those, 28 were killed outright - a near 65% rise on the 17 who died in 2013.
The 47-year-old farmer told the GDN that 25 of his sheep were killed outright in the attack, with 10 more badly injured.
The latest case to fall into his lap involves a Navy lieutenant on shore leave who stumbled out of a busy bar straight into the path of an oncoming taxi and was killed outright.
Her son Wilfred, eight, was killed outright as he stood waiting for his brother Harold to fetch shopping for a neighbour before school.
In a third traffic accident that took place on Dubai-Al Ain motorway on Wednesday at 4:30pm, a man succumbed to the injuries he incurred and was killed outright, while two others had been critically injured and thus were airlifted to hospital for medical treatment.
A 26-year-old man was killed outright and another was rushed to
My father died shortly after being knocked down; a friend was killed outright and his wife was very badly injured; I was ill for a long time after the official car in which I was a passenger was totally written off while I was serving in South Africa; the official car in which I was a passenger while serving in Bahrain went into a lamp standard.
Despite drivers of both minibus and truck escaped the accident injured, 8 of 10 passengers of the minibus were killed outright in the scrapped vehicle and one passed away at the hospital.
There is considerable risk that some badgers will be wounded rather than killed outright, and will suffer.