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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!
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slay

tv. to overwhelm someone with one’s performance or other excellence. These jokes always slay the audience.
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It can be recalled that, Efia Odo who is neglecting the slay queen tag shot to fame by slaying on Instagram.
AMBITIOUS WOMEN Whilst some consider images of socialites as a perfect example of slay queens, others describe them as having long hair, long nails and living beyond their means (never mind no one has audit capability to know one's sources of income).
A smart woman with high hygiene standards could in some circumstances pass for a slay queen.
Slay strives to stay at the forefront of her field, continually learning about new products that are in-demand for her customer base, and providing constant feedback to her sales team to broaden their knowledge and improve sales effectiveness.
Slay held various management positions within the insurance, wireless telecom, manufacturing and financial services industries.
In a recent blog, Slay apparently decided an attack might be the best way to make the Post give him better press.
Slay suggested the bosses at Lee are aware of "this bad news" and may either want to add more journalistic resources or sell the paper.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed Francis Slay and all those whom help him already.
The LORD shall send upon Francis Slay and anyone who helps him cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings.
To implement the plan Pike asked the Linen Board to provide seed money for 100 to 200 slays and fly shuttles.(27) Once traditional weavers (males) saw the benefits of this modest technological change, Pike argued, they would adopt the fly shuttle and increase their productivity.
The committee report of October, 1806, indicates that weavers had been visited several times in the previous six months: "some of our best and most expert female weavers who had made considerable progress in the use of fly slays have laid aside the use of the fl slays altogether."(35) Apparently, glitches in the new technology caused women weavers to abandon the new technology (fly slays) when it interfered with their productivity.
During the first year of Slay's administration, the Post wrote 384 stories about Slay.
The firearms used in the brutal slay were reportedly dropped from a helicopter hovering over the military camp.
The Qu'ran praises the Muslim who "slays and is slain" for Allah (Sura 9:111)
Achilles slays Hector and drags his body behind his chariot in revenge for Hector's slaying of his friend Patroclus.