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synonyms for electrocute

  • fry
  • give the chair
  • kill by electric shock
  • put in the electric chair
  • put to death
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How to use electrocute in a sentence

On June 19, 1953, Ethel Rosenberg was electrocuted, having been found guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union.
HOW TODAY’S WORLD CAN HELP US SEE THAT THERE’S MORE TO THE ETHEL ROSENBERG STORYANNE SEBBAJUNE 9, 2021TIME
A strong electric shock may of course electrocute a plant by killing the cells.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
"Thar's a cayuse in thar thet I'd plumb like ter electrocute," said Bud, who was mad clear through.
TED STRONG'S MOTOR CAREDWARD C. TAYLOR
We electrocute the Italian and print pictures of the wheat speculator in our magazines as an example of Success.
THE ROOT OF EVILTHOMAS DIXON
And if you make any sudden moves you are liable to break a phone, electrocute yourself or choke to death.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
The man in the control room had frustrated the attempt to electrocute us.
SPACEWRECKED ON VENUSNEIL R. JONES
And if you make any sudden moves you are liable to break a phone, electrocute yourself, or choke to death.
PLANET OF THE DAMNEDHARRY HARRISON
I've gone through horrors, and the secrets I know could put dozens of people in prison, if not electrocute them.
IT HAPPENED IN EGYPTC. N. WILLIAMSON
If the victim dies, please find out for me whether they behead, hang, or electrocute in Japan for capital punishment.
A YANKEE IN THE FAR EASTGEORGE HOYT ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO ELECTROCUTE

  • assassinate
  • behead
  • bump off
  • do in
  • electrocute
  • eliminate
  • finish
  • gas
  • guillotine
  • hang
  • knock off
  • liquidate
  • murder
  • purge
  • put away
  • put to death
  • shoot
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