Thesaurus / impalement

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The penalty of death appears to have been inflicted either by burning, impalement, dismemberment, or drowning.

Mesopotamian ArchaeologyPercy S. P. Handcock

Then the king in a rage, supposing he had concealed his son, had him put to death by impalement as a thief.

The Kath Sarit SgaraSomadeva Bhatta

Hoping this amount of impalement will be satisfactory, I go on to something else.

This impalement is given with great force, and a wounded heron has been known to drive its bill right through a stout stick.

I could not move without it, so I had to wait till the two women took pity on me and released me from my impalement.

The Making of MaryJean Forsyth

That arrow-stricken man and a few others were brought in; some were put to death by impalement, as an example.

The Bbur-nma in EnglishBabur, Emperor of Hindustan

And he gave orders that he should be put to death by impalement next morning.

The Kath Sarit SgaraSomadeva Bhatta

Follow me close; you might lose yourself in this pleasant labyrinth, and it is death, my friend—by impalement too!

SarchedonG. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville

The methods of marshalling are dimidiation, impalement, quartering, superimposition.

A Complete Guide to HeraldryArthur Charles Fox-Davies

The general mode of bearing them is by impalement, giving the preference (dexter) to the arms of dignity.

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