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  • n  ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society

  • Before committing harakiri, he wrote a farewell to his Emperor ("I humbly beg .
  • He had, quite obviously, committed harakiri.
  • Aboard the Japanese flagship Mikasa the captains of the fleet faced their admiral across a lacquer tray containing the instruments used in committing harakiri.
News & Articles

  • RANsquawk Weekly Wrap - 28th February 2014
    Harakiri by dildo... Sugar is like a heroin addiction. The effects are bingeing, withdrawal and craving or cross-sensitization. If they’re bailing on the market… what are the odds trouble is approaching?
    Feb. 28, 2014 - Zero Hedge
Quotes

  • Uma Bharti in Expressindia.com
    The UPA government has committed suicide ...... `harakiri' and destroyed itself in Bihar by making Buta Singh the governor and by enforcing President's rule under pressure from (LJP president) Ramvilas Paswan and (RJD president) Laloo Yadav,...
  • Francis Pangilinan in Inquirer.net
    For some to suggest that before they will even sit down to discuss unity, the leader of another political party must commit Harakiri (ritual suicide) before there can be unity is to be not only equally puerile, but rude and insolent. Such persons... Basdeo Panday http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basdeo_Panday&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH7wrakyl4T0YzxBjixM_cLyJVBgg Trinidad & Tobago Express http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news%3Fid%3D161548685&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFmT06sl6VHsTEzylnCNXI50AnqGg Oct 25, 2009 45427 61898 harakiri Government incompetence killed the peace negotiations and so these people have to go and go quickly," said Senate Majority Leader Francis Pangilinan. "They should take the cue from the Japanese and resign or commit harakiri."

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