History
History
Synonyms
UK
US
Meaning:
battle

a fight between organized and armed forces

military fight

carnage

the killing of many people

massacre

coup d'etat

(from French) a violent or unconstitutional change in government

drastic action or change, often in politics

homicide

the killing of a human being

killing

massacre

a cruel killing of very many people

killing of many

mortality

the state of being mortal; (the rate of) deaths caused by a disaster, disease etc)

death

murder

(an instance of) the unlawful killing of a person on purpose

killing

revolution

an act of revolving or going round; a complete turn of a wheel etc

drastic action or change, often in politics

slaughter

the killing of animals for food; the cruel killing of many people or animals

killing

terrorism

the use of (threats of) violence, especially for political services

killing

violence

the state of being violent; cruel and harmful behaviour or actions

extreme force, intensity

war

(a state, period, of) the use of weapons when fighting between countries or rival groups in a nation

armed conflict

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