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slay

slang To succeed at something in a particularly impressive or dominant way. She's definitely getting the promotion after she slayed that presentation for the CEO. Did you see that band's halftime performance? They slayed it!

slay

tv. to overwhelm someone with one’s performance or other excellence. These jokes always slay the audience.
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Then she said, "Hector son of Priam, peer of gods in counsel, father Jove has sent me to bear you this message--so long as you see Agamemnon heading his men and making havoc of the Trojan ranks, you are to keep aloof and bid the others bear the brunt of the battle, but when Agamemnon is wounded either by spear or arrow, and takes to his chariot, then will Jove vouchsafe you strength to slay till you reach the ships, and till night falls at the going down of the sun.
First Asaeus, Autonous, and Opites; Dolops son of Clytius, Opheltius and Agelaus; Aesymnus, Orus and Hipponous steadfast in battle; these chieftains of the Achaeans did Hector slay, and then he fell upon the rank and file.
Thus did they turn upon the Trojans and slay them, and the Achaeans were thankful to have breathing time in their flight from Hector.
Your slaying, ye judges, shall be pity, and not revenge; and in that ye slay, see to it that ye yourselves justify life!
It is not enough that ye should reconcile with him whom ye slay.
It is proper rather to Comedy, where those who, in the piece, are the deadliest enemies like Orestes and Aegisthus--quit the stage as friends at the close, and no one slays or is slain.
His work included the adjudgment of the arms of Achilles to Odysseus, the madness of Aias, the bringing of Philoctetes from Lemnos and his cure, the coming to the war of Neoptolemus who slays Eurypylus, son of Telephus, the making of the wooden horse, the spying of Odysseus and his theft, along with Diomedes, of the Palladium: the analysis concludes with the admission of the wooden horse into Troy by the Trojans.
Slay, a native of Amarillo, Texas, is the first wrestler from Texas to win a gold medal.
Slay is the current United States National Champion at 167.
The cable companies' closed network model threatens the competitive, innovative environment that makes the Internet an invigorating and vital resource," said Francis Slay, president of the St.
Lorie Slay as the Sales and Service Manager, a newly created position aimed to accelerate customer engagement and provide leadership to the company's inside sales team.
Lorie Slay Appointed as Fairview Microwave's Sales and Service Manager
A beautifully crafted novel that documents Bailey and Slay as a quite consummate and original storytelling team, Sleeping Policemen is very highly recommended for all science fiction buffs and mystery fans searching for a genuine page-turner of a read
Diageo has announced changes to its European senior management group structure in which Benet Slay becomes the MD of the GB business with responsibility for the off-trade.
In office for more than a year, it seems that Mayor Francis Slay is still getting the "honeymoon" treatment from the St.