hara-kiri

[ hahr-uh-keer-ee, har-uh-, har-ee- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hara-kiri
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He was attending a lesson in hara-kiri taken by his young son.

The hara-kiri was of course a last resort, but it was an honorable death.

So it was not without cause that they were taught at school the hara-kiri.

The performance of hara-kiri carried with it certain privileges.

I seemed fully to sympathize with the Japanese view of hara-kiri.

After some days the boy died, and Kujuro was condemned to hara-kiri.

In old days the ceremony of hara-kiri used to be performed in a temple.

The ceremonies observed at the "hara-kiri" of a Daimio's retainer.

To boys there is given special training in the hara-kiri, or the art of ripping one's self up.

Hara-kiri is hara-kiri, and the private performance is even more ghastly than the official one.

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