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massacre
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
the savage and excessive killing of many people

or:

to defeat an opponent by a wide margin
  • If any one part of their proceedings can be said to deserve less blame than another, it was the singular indiscrimination with which they persecuted, not merely the poor and aged, as in former judicial massacres, but people of all ranks; their own equals, brethren, and wives.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (12% in)

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