Definitions of burke
  1. verb
    get rid of, silence, or suppress
    burke an issue”
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    type of:
    conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
    to put down by force or authority
  2. verb
    murder without leaving a trace on the body
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    type of:
    bump off, dispatch, hit, murder, off, polish off, remove, slay
    kill intentionally and with premeditation
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