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1. electrocute

verb. ['ˌɪˈlɛktrəˌkjuːt'] kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair.

Synonyms

  • kill

Antonyms

  • cool
  • be born

Etymology

  • electro- (English)
  • execute (English)
  • exsecutus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word electrocute


1. Verb, base form
These lamps attract mosquitoes using ultraviolet light and electrocute them when they get close to the lamp.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Do not use water, because it conducts electricity and can spread the flames or shock or electrocute you.

2. electrocute

verb. ['ˌɪˈlɛktrəˌkjuːt'] kill by electric shock.

Antonyms

  • add

Etymology

  • electro- (English)
  • execute (English)
  • exsecutus (Latin)
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