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  • adj. Of or pertaining to sororicide, the killing of one's sister.


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  • A quite unpremeditated inspiration which occurred to me upon being again offended -- to run away -- probably alarmed my parents more than my sororicidal projects, and I think determined them upon carrying out a plan which had been talked of for some time, of my being sent again to school; which plan ran a narrow risk of being defeated by my own attempted escape from home.

    Records of a Girlhood

  • Bluebeard's tale has a violent denouement, and so too does this nested story of sororicidal rivalry.


  • Amazingly, selection at the level of the individual eliminated the cooperative aspects between siblings that kin selection would normally provide and bred a generation of sororicidal maniacs!

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