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synonyms for electrocution

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

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

There are three men sentenced to electrocution in September and October.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
In my innocence I did my best to carry out his instructions, with the result that I suffered a mild sort of electrocution.
A CAMERA ACTRESS IN THE WILDS OF TOGOLANDMEG GEHRTS
He was tried speedily, sentenced to electrocution, and executed October 28.
POEMS OF AMERICAN HISTORYVARIOUS
To invite electrocution by killing men was no part of Anthony Trents practice.
ANTHONY TRENT, MASTER CRIMINALWYNDHAM MARTYN
Electrocution can occur from either low voltage (household type) or high voltage currents.
ELECTRICITY FOR THE 4-H SCIENTISTERIC B. WILSON
One minister was present when experiments in "electrocution" took place in the United States.
THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU, WHAT IS ARTLYOF N. TOLSTOI
When the first cyclist was found, I suspected electrocution in some form, and the other two cases went to confirm the suspicion.
CHRISTOPHER QUARLESPERCY JAMES BREBNER
I'd rather face electrocution than go into father's room with such a tale.
THE SINS OF THE CHILDRENCOSMO HAMILTON
But there won't be any electrocution, Allen; no, there cannot be.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE APRIL 1930VARIOUS
"But the electrocution was not to be until morning," she said.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE APRIL 1930VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ELECTROCUTION

  • 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.

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