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verb as in remove sexual organs

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In fact, the estrogen that they employed did worse than castrate the subject—it could act as a cerebral depressant.

And it seemed like Nic was trying to emasculate and castrate this supposedly clichéd action hero.

"If they want to castrate them, that's fine," says Debbie Savoie, vice president of the Massachusetts group Community Voices.

Hence it was not uncommon in Italy to castrate boys in order to fit them for soprano singers when adults.

I wish the British would catch and castrate every one of them, so that they may be old women in reality.

We sent them happy thoughts in dreams, inspired them to tame the horse, to castrate the bull, to teach the dog to guard the sheep.

They will not castrate cattle even through their servants, but sell the young bulls and buy oxen.

The Holodias will not rear male calves at their houses, and do not castrate their bulls.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to castrate, such as: mutilate, neuter, spay, sterilize, alter, and caponize.

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