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hunter-killer
adjective said of a surface craft or submarine: designed to hunt down and destroy enemy vessels, especially submarines.
noun a vessel designed to carry out such a task.


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killer whale
noun a toothed whale, having a black body with white underparts and white patches on its head, and a narrow triangular dorsal fin. It feeds on marine mammals, fish and squid.


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lady-killer
noun , colloq a man who is irresistibly attractive to women.


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miller see under mill


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painkiller
noun any drug or other agent that relieves pain; an analgesic.


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raillery
noun (railleries )
1 good-humoured teasing.
2 an instance of this.
[17c: related to rail2]


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serial killer
noun someone who commits a succession of murders, often choosing the same method of killing or the same type of victim.


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spine-chiller
noun a frightening story, thought, etc.
spine-chilling adjective .


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stocking filler
noun a small, usually inexpensive, Christmas present.


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thriller
noun
1 an exciting novel, play or film, usually one involving crime, espionage or adventure.
2 an exciting situation or event The cup final was a real thriller .


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tiller1
noun the lever used to turn the rudder of a boat.
[14c: from French telier weaver's beam]


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tiller2
noun
1 a sapling.
2 a shoot growing from the bottom of the original stalk.
3 a sucker ( noun 6).
[Anglo-Saxon telgor twig]


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tiller3 see under till3


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weedkiller
noun a substance, usually a chemical preparation, used to kill weeds.


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