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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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execution by drowning

Usage examples (10)
  • Finding a rate of 200 executions a day insufficient he invented the noyade.
  • They were fellow-victims in the noyade of marriage, but if they ceased to struggle perhaps the drowning would be easier for both ...
  • It is not easy to give a notion of his conduct in the Convention, without using those emphatic terms, guillotinade, noyade, fusillade, mitraillade.
  • The stately bridge was occupied by a throng of people, who swore that the men under whose rule the Loire had been choked with corpses should have full personal experience of... for more
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