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a killing spree

A series of multiple murders committed consecutively or in a relatively short period of time, usually by a single person. With the violent tendencies that this guy has already displayed, I am very worried we'll see him on the news one day on a killing spree. Prior to his arrest, the man went on a killing spree and terrorized innocent people across the state.
See also: killing, spree
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