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noun as in hangman


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I decided from the start that I would only be the prosecutor, essentially, I would try my best to never be judge, jury and executioner, because I already had too much power in my hands.

When the executioners administered a sedative, midazolam, to John Grant, 60, as he was strapped to a gurney, he began seizing and vomiting, according to the Associated Press, which sent a reporter to witness the execution.

The executioner Raikoh’s movements would be swift and sudden, yet his hair and armor would trail in ways that gave off a sense of flow.

Virginia, on the other hand, was a prolific executioner for decades.

From Time

Your social media audience serves as the judge, jury, and executioner.

I Am An Executioner offers a fiercely creative—and deeply morbid—vision of what it takes to stay alive.

"Princes are but princes, though I grant you the Executioner's Son is a good one," answered the priest.

He told the Executioner, he was a strong man, and Prayed to be put out of misery as soon as possible.

Charity begins at home, is the voice of the World; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and as it were, his own Executioner.

Executioner, constables, and sergeants, all thought their last hour was come.

There is a stranger of an Executioner chanced to be passing the road, just as I sent out, and he looking for work.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to executioner, such as: firing squad, electrocutioner, garroter, killer, strangler, and death squad.

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