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Meaning of killing

kill•ing

Pronunciation: (kil'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that kills.
  2. the total game killed on a hunt.
  3. a quick and unusually large profit or financial gain: a killing in the stock market.
—adj.
  1. that kills.
  2. exhausting: a killing pace.
  3. irresistibly funny.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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