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1. decapitation

noun. ['dɪˌkæpɪˈteɪʃən'] killing by cutting off the head.

Synonyms

  • beheading
  • kill
  • killing

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • add
  • begin
  • humorless

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Words that Rhyme with Decapitation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word decapitation


1. Noun, singular or mass
In some cases, longer drops applied enough pressure to the neck to cause decapitation.

2. decapitation

noun. ['dɪˌkæpɪˈteɪʃən'] execution by cutting off the victim's head.

Synonyms

  • beheading
  • executing
  • execution
  • death penalty
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