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massacre
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
the savage and excessive killing of many people

or:

to defeat an opponent by a wide margin
  • That night, the Japanese threw a party to celebrate the massacre.
    p. 273.7
  • Their fear of the guards, of the massacre they had so long awaited, was gone, dispersed by the roar and muscle of the bomber.
    p. 306.8
  • Given all the signs that a massacre had been imminent, it seems likely that the commanders had been awaiting instruction on whether or not to carry it out, and had wanted to keep the men docile in case the answer was affirmative.
    p. 312.4
  • In accordance with the kill-all order, the Japanese massacred all 5,000 Korean captives on Tinian, all of the POWs on Ballale, Wake, and Tarawa, and all but 11 POWs at Palawan.
    p. 315.5

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