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Synonyms of burke

Noun


1. Burke, Edmund Burke

usage: British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)

2. Burk, Martha Jane Burk, Burke, Martha Jane Burke, Calamity Jane

usage: United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)

Verb


1. burke, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove

usage: murder without leaving a trace on the body

2. burke, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue"

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