A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SLAY

Tue, 12 Jul '22
Kill it at the comedy club
Tue, 15 Mar '22
Vanquish, as a dragon
Sat, 26 Feb '22
Do amazingly, in slang
Thu, 25 Mar '21
Dispatch, in a way
Tue, 2 Feb '21
Leave rolling in the aisles