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synonyms for decapitate

  • ax
  • decollate
  • execute
  • guillotine
  • bring to the block
  • chop off one's head
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In late May, Lewellen began to contemplate a decapitating strike against the southern Albemarle’s revolutionary elite.
THE RISE AND FALL OF A DANGEROUS POLITICAL MOVEMENT IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICABRENDAN MCCONVILLESEPTEMBER 28, 2021TIME
If an enemy of the United States wanted to decapitate America’s national security leadership, they could hardly do a better job of it than Sens.
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He goes down and then I’m swinging, chopping on his neck, almost decapitated him.
MACHINE GUN MUNDO AGAINST THE WORLDEUGENE ROBINSONAPRIL 23, 2021OZY
Many people have pointed out the contrast between the scene where John Walker brings down his shield on one of the Flag Smashers, decapitating him, and the scene where Steve looks like he’s about to do the same to Tony Stark.
ALL YOUR FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER FINALE QUESTIONS, ANSWEREDELIANA DOCKTERMANAPRIL 23, 2021TIME
One of the adults was decapitated in a single blow, the team found.
BONES FROM AN IRON AGE MASSACRE PAINT A VIOLENT PICTURE OF PREHISTORIC EUROPECURTIS SEGARRAOCTOBER 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Still in a dream, I stood at the back kitchen door and watched Dilsey decapitate the plumpest fowls the poultry yard boasted.
AT THE AGE OF EVEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
Behold in them the double-bladed axe with which you decapitate the white old man whom you enthrone among your painted clouds!
SERAPHITAHONORE DE BALZAC
The black and white eunuchs keeping order in the streets decapitate without mercy every man who does not remain indoors.
HALIL THE PEDLARMR JKAI
When Ernest or Jack discovered one on their own persons at night they left no stone unturned to capture and decapitate it.
THE DOGS OF BOYTOWNWALTER A. DYER
This last is a very unpleasant idea, and helps to decapitate three unoffending primroses.
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WORDS RELATED TO DECAPITATE

  • bring to the block
  • chop off one's head
  • decapitate
  • decollate
  • execute
  • guillotine
  • kill
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