mow down

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To kill or slaughter, or to injure by knocking down, especially in large numbers and in a ruthless manner.
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[T]heir machine-gunners mowed down wave after wave of counterattacking Chinese.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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mow downTo cut down, especially in large numbers.
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