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Types of Killing

Deicide
Deicide

Deicide is the killing (or the killer) of a god.The concept may be used for any act of killing a god, including a life-death-rebirth deity who is killed and then resurrected

Dominicide
Dominicide

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Episcopicide
Episcopicide

Killing Words. Not only do humans have an inordinate propensity for killing things ... episcopicide: killing of a bishop: femicide, gynaecide: killing of a woman:

Giganticide
Giganticide

Chil, the Kite, stayed and grew fat, for there was a great deal of carrion, and evening after evening he brought the news to the beasts, too weak to force their way to fresh hunting-grounds, that the sun was killing the Jungle for three days" flight in every direction.

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Regicide
Regicide

The broad definition of regicide (Latin: regis "of king" + cida "killer" or cidium "killing") is the deliberate killing of a monarch, or the person responsible for the killing of a person of royalty. Compare with tyrannicide.

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Tyrannicide
Tyrannicide

Tyrannicide is the killing or assassination of a tyrant or unjust ruler, usually for the common good, and usually by one of the tyrant's subjects. The term originally denoted the action of Harmodius and Aristogeiton, who are often called the Tyrannicides, in killing Hipparchus of Athens in 514 BC.

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