Bash Script to find & Kill Multiple Process

Can any only help me with Bash Script which can find & kill multiple process without user intervention.

Also it would be good if it can print the killed Process ID's to the screen
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sivaatluriAuthor Commented:
FOr Example I have 10 process httpd & 5 process nginx.

I want to grep the PId's of strings httpd , nginx & kill them
ps aux | egrep '(nginx|httpd)' | awk ' {print $2 } ' | while read a; do
echo "terminating $a"
kill -TERM $a

any more specific? usually, stopping the respective services might be a more straight forward approach.  Note this is not a fix in any sense of the word if the attempt is to terminate process because the system becomes slugish.
You can also use something like this:
for pid in `pgrep -x "(httpd|nginx)"`; do
  echo "About to kill process $pid"
  pkill $pid

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if you do not care about printing pids to console or file, you can use
pkill -x "(httpd|nginx)"

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