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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!

slay

tv. to overwhelm someone with one’s performance or other excellence. These jokes always slay the audience.
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"A contribution of rupees 20 lakhs will be made by the state government to the family of the slain soldier.
Mukaram identified the slain wanted suspects as Zanadin Amerol, Usop Abdulazis, Alican Usman and Casara Macalatas, all residents of Barangay Ilian.
'About two dependents of the slain Police officers who do not live in the barracks have been thrown out but your timely intervention will go a long way to assist them live a better life,' Kokumo said.
The heirs of slain polio workers thanked the provincial government compensation and help.Following the investigation of female Polio workers killing, Quetta Police has announced 5 million rupees prize for person who will identify the killers.
The family thought that the papers belong to another brother of Muneer who was born one year after the latter was killed and bears the same name as his slain brother.
Meanwhile it is expected to be held a press explanation by Lawyer and families of the slain miners.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has announced the establishment of a trust fund to assist the families of slain Marikana mineworkers.
As usual the international troops neither revealed identity of the slain soldier nor exact location of the incident.
Summary: Family of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid say they wanted Gadhgadhi to be fairly tried, one day after his killing.
Zahle MP Elie Marouni, the brother of the slain Nasri Marouni, said that "for the sake of [slain Kataeb official] Pierre [Gemayel], and for Nasri, we believe in a united opposition, one that is inclusive and organized, for all."
It was decided that the government will continue to give an equivalent of the last salary drawn by the slain policemen to their families till the time he was to retire.
Summary: Saad Hariri followed his slain father's foot steps and was named Lebanon's prime minister Saturday in a presidential statement that propelled the political novice into the world of Lebanese
Fifty-four of the slain officers were male, 47 were Caucasian, and 8 were African-American.
In the Second Book of the Maccabees, Chapter 12, we read that Judas Maccabeus discovered, after doing battle, that many of his soldiers, now slain, had sinned by acts of profanity.
* 10 years--the slain officers' average length of law enforcement service.