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synonyms for hara-kiri

  • disembowelment
  • seppuku
  • belly cutting
  • ceremonious suicide
  • self-immolation
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How to use hara-kiri in a sentence

Although then very young, he listened eagerly to the wonderful stories told about Guinea, on the southern side of the Sa-hara.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Hara now knows those kind of people, and is not inclined to allow them to come here in peace.
AKBARP. A. S. VAN LIMBURG-BROUWER
Hara, the tiger, laid himself down on the grave, and growled fiercely when the servant sought to entice him back to the house.
AKBARP. A. S. VAN LIMBURG-BROUWER
Thou art beyond the foremost of male beings, thou art the highest, thou art the subtlest, O Hara!
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
Saying a prayer by the water's edge, he committed hara-kiri.
MYTHS & LEGENDS OF JAPANF. HADLAND (FREDERICK HADLAND) DAVIS
It was with this short sword that the famous hara-kiri was committed.
THE OLD WORLD AND ITS WAYSWILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
Now, my readers will understand that hara-kiri, or seppuku, was not a mere suicidal process.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
This country is called Itawa, and Hara is one of the districts.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
We waited at Hara to see if Nsama wished us any nearer to himself.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
He sent me a goat, flour, and pombe, and next day we returned to Hara.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
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WORDS RELATED TO HARA-KIRI

  • hara-kiri
  • mélange
  • self-destruction
  • self-immolation
  • seppuku
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