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synonyms for decapitation

  • beheading
  • crucifixion
  • electrocution
  • gassing
  • hanging
  • hit
  • impalement
  • punishment
  • shooting
  • strangulation
  • capital punishment
  • contract killing
  • lethal injection
  • necktie party
  • rub out
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antonyms for decapitation

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  • abandoning
  • disregard
  • failure
  • forgetting
  • ignorance
  • leaving
  • neglect
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How to use decapitation in a sentence

This sentence the parliament of Paris commuted, by a small majority, into decapitation before burning.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
At the time appointed, Sogoro and his wife are tied to two crosses, and their children brought out for decapitation.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
The point of the sarcasm is presumed to have been the connexion of Ralegh's influence with the decapitation of Essex.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
It was now acting and re-acting on the lining of the serenader's olfactory organ in a manner to threaten final decapitation.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
The said bard likewise brought away the head of Urien in his mantle, after his decapitation by the sword of an assassin.
ON SOME ANCIENT BATTLE-FIELDS IN LANCASHIRECHARLES HARDWICK
She obtained an interview with the prefect, abused his gods and awaited the sentence which took the form of decapitation.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
Medical reports indicate that in cases of decapitation even man may manifest similar reflex action in some cases.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The woman in question had been present at the decapitation of thirteen soldiers, condemned to death by the Duc d'Alva.
REINCARNATIONTH. PASCAL
True it is that decapitation is a very common punishment in the Chinese army.
UNDER THE DRAGON FLAGJAMES ALLAN
In front of them are sentries, for the palace is sacred, and entrance into it means decapitation.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECAPITATION

  • beheading
  • capital punishment
  • contract killing
  • crucifixion
  • decapitation
  • electrocution
  • gassing
  • hanging
  • hit
  • impalement
  • lethal injection
  • necktie party
  • punishment
  • rub out
  • shooting
  • strangulation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.