Antonyms for stoning

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The best that can be said of the stoning habit is that it distracts attention from ourselves.

The verse, called the "verse of stoning" is an illustration of the second kind.

"Lapidation" is good; it is much more elegant than "stoning."

Add to these the stoning at Lystra, when he was dragged out for dead.

This does not mean any cruelty to the cat—no stoning, no persecution.

This also occurred yearly at the Thargelia; the stoning is a conjecture.

Also he thought of the stoning of One greater than St. Francis.

The rape of a virgin was punished by stoning the man to death.

There was nothing to do but drive on, and accept the stoning.

In stoning them, cut them in two or three pieces, or chop them.