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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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