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See definition of gibbeting on Dictionary.com
  • as inchoke
  • as inhang

synonyms for gibbeting

  • clog
  • congest
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • gasp
  • kill
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • suffocate
  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • close
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • garrote
  • gibbet
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
  • execute
  • hoist
  • stretch
  • swing
  • gibbet
  • lynch
  • noose
  • scrag
  • send to the gallows
  • string up

antonyms for gibbeting

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  • free
  • let go
  • loose
  • advance
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • unblock
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    How to use gibbeting in a sentence

    As for the members of the other societies, he was for gibbeting their principles only.
    ABRIDGMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856, VOL. I (OF 16)THOMAS HART BENTON
    Thus the practice of gibbeting on a cross was in use at least as early as in the days of King David.
    HANGING IN CHAINSALBERT HARTSHORNE
    But still the gibbeting did not form, as it never has formed, part of the legal sentence.
    HANGING IN CHAINSALBERT HARTSHORNE
    The gibbeting of the bodies of executed persons does not seem to have been general.
    EVERY DAY LIFE IN THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONYGEORGE FRANCIS DOW
    This Act made matters clear, and was the means of gibbeting rapidly increasing in this country.
    BYGONE PUNISHMENTSWILLIAM ANDREWS
    Lincolnshire history supplies some curious details respecting the gibbeting of a man named Tom Otter, in the year 1806.
    BYGONE PUNISHMENTSWILLIAM ANDREWS
    To Kleinwort there was a certain humour in the idea of first gibbeting a man as a rogue, and then treating him as a simpleton.
    MORTOMLEY'S ESTATE, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH LAWSON COWAN RIDDELL
    It was not until 1752 that gibbeting was recognized by statute.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 8VARIOUS
    It walks abroad, it continues its ravages, whilst you are gibbeting the carcase, or demolishing the tomb.
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