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What is another word for strike down?

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To knock down to the ground
“Already very much out of humour, he now lost all patience, gave a violent jerk to the knife, which, slipping across the wood, caused his hand to strike down the tall tallow candle.”
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To kill or cause death to someone
“According to tradition, he was a strong youth, who used to strike down his foes in battle with a staff of iron.”
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To affect adversely, especially with an illness or disease
“The fates are capricious in whom they strike down with illness.”
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To put an end to, especially formally
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“A court will strike down a law or action unless the government meets the burden of demonstrating that it is necessary to accomplish a compelling government purpose.”
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To be convincingly victorious over
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(disagree with) To have an adverse or sickening effect on
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