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  • as indefeat
  • as inlicking
  • as inthrashing
  • as invanquishment

synonyms for scalping

  • beating
  • blow
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • failure
  • killing
  • loss
  • massacre
  • rout
  • setback
  • thrashing
  • triumph
  • KO
  • ambush
  • annihilation
  • break
  • check
  • conquest
  • count
  • discomfiture
  • extermination
  • fall
  • lacing
  • licking
  • mastery
  • paddling
  • rebuff
  • repulse
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • shellacking
  • slaughter
  • subjugation
  • trap
  • trashing
  • trimming
  • trouncing
  • waxing
  • whaling
  • whipping
  • whitewashing
  • defeasance
  • downthrow
  • insuccess
  • nonsuccess
  • vanquishment

antonyms for scalping

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  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • boon
  • success
  • win
  • surrender
  • yielding
  • attainment
  • mastery
  • victory
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    How to use scalping in a sentence

    As we pressed on we discovered the savages were scalping their own dead to prevent their hair falling into our hands.
    A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
    "Yes, scalping must be most interesting," murmured Chrysophrasia, with an air of conviction.
    PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
    Some say the enemy are a-scalping at Torlock, some say Little Falls.
    THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    "Hatchet and scalping-knife are ever busy there," I said grimly.
    THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    Meach-o-shn-gaw, Little White Bear; a spirited and distinguished brave, with a scalping-knife grasped in his hand.
    ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
    His face painted red with vermilion, scalping-knife in his hand; wearing a beautiful dress.
    ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
    There was no bounty then on English scalps, and the horror of the scalping knife was not threatened them.
    EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
    The arm so unexpectedly found was a scalping knife, whose blade was still stained with large bloody spots.
    THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
    When Wolfe called the grenadiers back a rescue party wanted to carry off both officers, to save them from the scalping-knife.
    THE WINNING OF CANADA: A CHRONICLE OF WOLFWILLIAM WOOD
    One of these savages clubbed him with a musket, while the other shot him in the chest and dashed in with a scalping-knife.
    THE WINNING OF CANADA: A CHRONICLE OF WOLFWILLIAM WOOD
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