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synonyms for lynching

  • execution
  • capital punishment
  • mob justice
  • stringing up
  • the gallows
  • vigilante justice
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How to use lynching in a sentence

Talpers played heavily on the lynching, because he knew the fear of the mob had become an obsession with McFann.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The white man who has been restored to absolute power so as to establish social ostracism, segregation and lynching is a success.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Indians, as a rule, have great self-control, but this sight so stirred them that there was very nearly a lynching.
ALGONQUIN INDIAN TALESEGERTON R. YOUNG
This man told me that no lynching would ever have taken place had it not been for the uncertainty of the law.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
Of all the States, Georgia had the worst record for lynching.
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
Has there ever been a man punished in this State for lynching a Negro?
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
As far as records go, it has never been disgraced by a lynching.
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
It is not the lynching crowd on whom vengeance will ultimately be taken.
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
If he had his way he would give the Negro his right and his due, and stop lynching.
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
Georgia stands first in the list of States in the matter of lynching.
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LYNCHING

  • annihilation
  • assassination
  • blood
  • bloodshed
  • bump-off
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • crime
  • death
  • destruction
  • dispatching
  • felony
  • foul play
  • hit
  • homicide
  • knifing
  • liquidation
  • lynching
  • manslaughter
  • massacre
  • off
  • offing
  • one-way ticket
  • rubout
  • shooting
  • slaying
  • terrorism
  • the business
  • the works
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.