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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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Doing obeisance to this Lamb (5:8), the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders sing a hymn declaring the worthiness of the Lamb: "Worthy (axios) are you to take the scroll and to open its seals; for you were slain and by your blood you ransomed people for God: from every tribe and tongue and people and state, and have made them a kingdom and priests to our God and they shall reign on earth" (5:9-10).
3 percent of the 644 officers slain in the line of duty were killed by fire-arms, including 70.
Duterte said he despised such 'idiotic system' that punishes relatives or widows of slain soldiers.
2) Theresa March, right, wife of slain Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy David W.
Leticia Aguirre, whose 17-year-old, Raul, was slain in the melee, sat with her mouth agape in disbelief.
He was due to begin his second season as a defensive back on the college's football team two days after he was slain.
to honor slain Deputy Stephen Sorensen and help raise money for Sorensen's family.
VALENCIA - Thousands of gleaming motorcycles filled the rolling roads around Santa Clarita on Sunday in a tribute to peace officers slain in the line of duty.
The mother of a man allegedly slain by suspected gang members in Canyon Country 18 months ago testified Wednesday about the friendship between her son and the man prosecutors say lured him to his death.
The owner of the store, Victoria Gnerlich, was found slain in the store Sunday afternoon.
Maritza Rauda of Compton holds a photo of her slain sister, Martha Puebla, at right in photo.
2 -- 3 -- colorj) Mourners hug each other, right, during a memorial service for Harry Howard, seen above in a slide show, who was slain in his Lebec home in February.
SYLMAR - Los Angeles Mission College has established a fund in memory of one of its students, Jesse Aguilar, who was slain Jan.
It is named after a 9-year-old Arlington, Texas, girl who was abducted from her home and slain.
SAUGUS - Thousands of family members, friends and fellow law enforcement officers said a final farewell on Saturday to slain Los Angeles sheriff's Deputy David March, who was gunned down earlier in the week during a routine traffic stop.