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hara kiri

noun as in suicide

noun as in hara-kiri

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Example Sentences

So I suspect Daschle made it easier for Obama by committing hara-kiri.

Saying a prayer by the water's edge, he committed hara-kiri.

It was with this short sword that the famous hara-kiri was committed.

Now, my readers will understand that hara-kiri, or seppuku, was not a mere suicidal process.

Civil war in America; universal hara-kiri in Europe; the dry rot of wealth wasting itself in self-indulgence.

He took it with the expression of one to whom a nice, shiny blade has just been handed for purposes of hara-kiri.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hara kiri, such as: hara-kiri, mélange, self-destruction, self-immolation, null, and seppuku.

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