electrocute electrocute  /ɪ ˈlɛk trə ˌkjut/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) kill by electric shock
  2. (v) kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair

Usage(s):

  1. When spreading swine flu didn't kill, the CIA sent in their spies to electrocute the victim: http:tinyurl.
  2. The campaign to electrocute Bruno Hauptmann at the State Prison in Trenton by the spring of 1935 went relentlessly on.
  3. The device, when held a certain way, could electrocute a user, and one already had done so.

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    LAKE OZARK - Last summer, three people were electrocuted due to faulty wiring while swimming at Lake of the Ozarks. Up until this year, there were no requirements about getting docks inspected.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KOMU Columbia

Quotes

  1. Invoking two former fighters, Rock said, "Somebody needs to put down Evander Holyfield! Somebody needs to electrocute Tommy Hearns!"
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Chris Rock Source: Albany Times Union

  2. "And then it started raining and raining, so the violinist and the guitarist stopped playing," said Kris "James told them, 'Tama na, tama na.' Kawawa naman, baka ma-electrocute. So we sought shelter indoors."
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Kris Aquino Source: ABS CBN News

  3. "Si Yilmaz pag nagagalit nawawala sa sarili. He put me in the bathtub, pinuno niya bathtub then in-electrocute niya ako (Whenever Yilmaz becomes enraged, he loses control of himself. He put me in the bathtub, filled it with water and then...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Ruffa Gutierrez Source: ABS CBN News

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