Knock off and Rub out

Knock off

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Knock off verb – To put to death deliberately.
Usage example: various assassins have tried to knock off the dictator over the years

Rub out is a synonym for knock off in kill topic. In some cases you can use "Rub out" instead a verb "Knock off". popular alternative
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Rub out

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Rub out verb – To put to death deliberately.
Usage example: an elaborate setup to rub out rival mobsters

Knock off is a synonym for rub out in dispose of topic. You can use "Knock off" instead a verb "Rub out", if it concerns topics such as kill. popular alternative
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