[ UK /kˈɑːnɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈkɑɹnɪdʒ/ ]
  1. the savage and excessive killing of many people
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How To Use carnage In A Sentence

  • The film takes the myth of the werewolf and transplants it into a small-town community and carnage ensues.
  • Libya, it was claimed, had ordered the embassy to orchestrate a night of carnage in the nightclub and ‘cause maximum and indiscriminate damages’.
  • And one would expect, therefore, that a progressive and systematically thoughtful government would move heaven and earth to rescue the nation from the carnage which AIDS is taking, and unhappily, that is not the case, although in every other country in southern Africa I have visited, they are moving heaven and earth to turn things around. CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2006
  • Most English historians were cured of such flatulent emotion by the carnage of the first world war, the desolation of the great slump and the perilously tight margin of victory in the second world war.
  • Men wearing masks dance among them in an attempt to frighten the child, who has to walk clockwise through this scene of carnage.
  • Refugees crossed the border to escape the carnage in their homeland.
  • The lady's clothes seemed to fill the whole carnage, and out of this little padded box there drifted a perfume of orris, an indefinable scent of feminine elegance.
  • Lawmakers haven't been sufficiently impressed by the carnage to do anything to slow down motorists.
  • During the reign of King Philip II, Pope Pius V, appalled at the unconscionable carnage of the bullfights, forbade the practice of the corridas.
  • No parang song has ever created animosity, incited anarchy, induced horning, glorified carnage, supported drug abuse or unprotected sex, condoned domestic violence or maligned any person.
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