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synonyms for capital punishment

  • death sentence
  • death warrant
  • execution
  • extreme penalty
  • judicial murder
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How to use capital punishment in a sentence

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The moon rose on a terrified mob trudging or riding the forty miles of road between Meerut and the Mogul capital.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is the quiet chef lieu of the Allier, and was once the capital of the Bourbonnais.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But once Austria was disposed of, Prussia and Russia met their punishment for having given her secret or open aid.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Punishment still comes to us from those whom we would circumvent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
All possibility of a general increase of wages depended on the relation of available capital to the numbers of the working men.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

  • capital punishment
  • death sentence
  • death warrant
  • execution
  • judicial execution
  • judicial murder
  • legalized killing
  • beheading
  • capital punishment
  • contract killing
  • crucifixion
  • decapitation
  • electrocution
  • gassing
  • hanging
  • hit
  • impalement
  • lethal injection
  • necktie party
  • punishment
  • rubout
  • shooting
  • strangulation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.