Definitions of burke

v get rid of, silence, or suppress

burke an issue”
Type of:
conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
to put down by force or authority

v murder without leaving a trace on the body

Type of:
bump off, dispatch, hit, murder, off, polish off, remove, slay
kill intentionally and with premeditation

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