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killed

 (kĭld)
adj.
1. Put to death. Often used in combination: fresh-killed meat.
2. Of, relating to, or containing microorganisms or infectious agents that have been inactivated so as to be incapable of causing infection: a killed virus; killed vaccines.
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Having warbled his thanks and put the potions in his boots, Hugo departed, and Hagar informed the audience that as he had killed a few of her friends in times past, she had cursed him, and intends to thwart his plans, and be revenged on him.
When I have killed him something will snap within myself and I will die also.
All the inhabitants were killed, and trace of the ancient city was lost forever.
I must never go to the garden without a heavy stick or a corn-knife; she had killed a good many rattlers on her way back and forth.
Soon after this, my companion in captivity, John Stewart, was killed by the savages, and the man that came with my brother returned home by himself.
We are sick of dead men's diseases, physical and moral, and die of the same remedies with which dead doctors killed their patients
The old Inspector -- who, by-the-bye, l regret to say, was overthrown and killed by a horse some time ago, else he would certainly have lived for ever -- he, and all those other venerable personages who sat with him at the receipt of custom, are but shadows in my view: white-headed and wrinkled images, which my fancy used to sport with, and has now flung aside for ever.
Sacred To the Memory of The late Captain Ezekiel Hardy, Who in the bows of his boat was killed by a Sperm Whale on the coast of Japan, August 3d, This Tablet Is erected to his Memory by His Widow.
Now, this occasional inevitable sinking of the recently killed Sperm Whale is a very curious thing; nor has any fisherman yet adequately accounted for it.
It swore every boy to stick to the band, and never tell any of the secrets; and if anybody done anything to any boy in the band, whichever boy was ordered to kill that person and his family must do it, and he mustn't eat and he mustn't sleep till he had killed them and hacked a cross in their breasts, which was the sign of the band.
he died bravely: he killed three of the Zulu devils before he himself was dead.
By the bull that I killed, am I to stand nosing into your dog's den for my fair dues?