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noun as in emasculation


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In 2014, it appears, the key to winning in a swing state is to avoid talking about issues and emphasize pig castration.

Schwarzkogler faked the 1969 film of his self-castration, and fell, perhaps accidentally, from a window three years later.

Turing was offered the option of two years in prison or oestrogen injections—tantamount to chemical castration.

The scenes of Turing undergoing the chemical castration are really gut wrenching.

He was given the choice of two years in prison or oestrogen injections, tantamount to chemical castration.

Secondly, the results of castration are most marked when the operation is performed in early childhood.

In certain cases, the bodily structure is influenced by castration at an age when the mental development is no longer affected.

It is inconceivable, however, that castration was originally performed with the purpose of engendering these characteristics.

What motives led to the castration of male cattle, a practice which everywhere obviously serves agricultural purposes?

Castration has a strange effect: it emasculates both man, beast, and bird, and brings them to a near resemblance of the other sex.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to castration, such as: sterilization, altering, gelding, orchiectomy, effeminization, and orchidotomy.

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