Synonyms

1. lynching

noun. ['ˈlɪntʃɪŋ'] putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law.

Synonyms

  • slaying
  • execution

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Words that Rhyme with Lynching

  • unflinching
  • flinching
  • clinching
  • pinching
  • inching

Example sentences of the word lynching


1. Noun, singular or mass
The poem paints a disturbing picture of a lynching and reveals much about the darkest elements of humanity.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
The most visible and extreme manifestation of this violence was lynching.

Quotes containing the word lynching


1. It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.
- Henry Louis Gates

3. It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

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