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carnage

car·nage

carnage

 
pronunciation:
kar nj
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part of speech: noun
definition: the massive killing of people; slaughter.
World War II brought carnage and mass destruction.
synonyms:
butchery, slaughter
similar words:
bloodbath, genocide, holocaust, massacre, pogrom
Word Parts
The word carnage contains the following part:
carn, carni Latin root that means flesh, body