The Brief: Murking refers to when an individual is utterly destroyed or conquered.


This term for feeling completely defeated relates to when an individual is conquered in a competitive setting. Murking is the verb version of the word “merc” which is slang for “mercenary.” More negative connotations revolve around homicidal acts and being murdered in a mysterious way. The slang term is popularly used in online gaming when a competitor is taken down quickly or dramatically.

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