Knock off and Zap

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

Zap and knock off are semantically related in kill topic. In some cases you can use "Zap" instead a verb "Knock off".
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Zap verb – To deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner.
Knock off and zap are semantically related in help topic. You can use "Knock off" instead a verb "Zap".
Nearby Word: zapping
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