un|der|kill «UHN duhr KIHL», noun.
an inability or unwillingness to overkill; an attacking with less force than is needed to destroy something: »

Noting that “our legal tradition has special repugnance toward prior restraint,” Harvard's Paul A. Freund maintained that “risk for risk, the law has opted for underkill in duels over publication” (Time).

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