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1. executioner

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃənɝ'] an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant.

Synonyms

  • slayer
  • hangman
  • headsman
  • headman
  • public executioner
  • electrocutioner

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • execution (English)
  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Executioner

  • aachener
  • airconditioner
  • almoner
  • commissioner
  • commoner
  • conditioner
  • confectioner
  • coroner
  • eleanor
  • examiner
  • falconer
  • fastener
  • faulconer
  • foreigner
  • foreigner
  • freshener
  • gardener
  • gissendanner
  • hardener
  • heavener

Sentences with executioner


1. Noun, singular or mass
Acting as an executioner simply became part of his job duties, and Givens was not paid extra.

Quotes about executioner


1. I knew from the moment I heard you, the moment I saw the gun and realized that this lovely, petit woman was the executioner, that you would never die waiting for me to save you - that you would save yourself.
- Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains

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