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After China, Iran executes the most people in the world each year.

That Elgort executes the high-wire act so flawlessly is probably owed to the fact that he shares some of the same qualities.

“He makes a decision and he executes it, quickly,” the former mayor said.

Or as Obama put it, “who executes a cover-up for three days?”

Saudi Arabia is the only country that still executes criminals by beheading, carried out with a sword and conducted in public.

The workman executes cleverly what the man of taste has designed ably.

He executes with speed, and even with ease, all direct motion; but he has no facility for oblique or retrograde motions.

Signor executes to the admiration of patrons, etc.; though music on those horrid pianos is rather like music on the rack.

Thus experience itself furnishes sufficient traits to this picture which the pastoral idyl executes.

But as he executes whatever he proposes as Governor-General, he is solely responsible for the nature of the acts themselves.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to executes, such as: shoot, assassinate, murder, hang, behead, and electrocute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.