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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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TV personality, Andrea Owusu who is better known as Efia Odo has disclosed that she is not a slay queen and that she should not be referred as such.
According to her, she hasn't done anything to be tagged a slay queen and that she is working very hard to attain the celebrity status.
John Elliott, as St George, slays the dragon in the Upper Precinct, Coventry city centre.
Meanwhile a crowd of St George's Day revellers gathered in the city centre to watch St George slay the dragon.
Achilles slays Hector and drags his body behind his chariot in revenge for Hector's slaying of his friend Patroclus.
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.