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Synonyms for capital punishmentcap·i·tal pun·ish·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. execution, executing, capital punishment, death penaltynoun

    putting a condemned person to death

    Synonyms:
    slaying, performance, carrying into action, death penalty, execution, implementation, instruction execution, execution of instrument, executing, carrying out, murder, writ of execution

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  1. capital punishment

    Synonyms:
    punishment or penalty of death

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. capital punishment

    Synonyms:
    Punishment by death for a crime

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How to use capital punishment in a sentence?

  1. Rick Scott:

    State Attorney Ayala's complete refusal to consider capital punishment for the entirety of her term sends an unacceptable message that she is not interested in considering every available option in the fight for justice, each of these cases I am reassigning represents a horrific loss of life. The families who tragically lost someone deserve a state attorney who will take the time to review every individual fact and circumstance before making such an impactful decision.

  2. Scott Surovell:

    I can not think of anything that's more awful, unspeakable and wrong for a government to do than to use its power to execute somebody who didn't commit the crime they're accused of, the problem with capital punishment is that once it's inflicted you can't take it back -- can't be corrected.

  3. Robert Mueller:

    Impeachment is capital punishment for a presidency, and impeachment represents an undoing of the democratic process, you are overturning an election.... It's something that Congress should not consider unless all other avenues are no longer open.

  4. Thushara Upuldeniya:

    Since the president said he was going to implement capital punishment, we need to get ready. So we are going to hire two hangmen, we will advertise and call applications for the vacancies next week.

  5. Agnes Callamard:

    I remind Bahrain that the only thing that distinguishes capital punishment from an arbitrary execution is full respect for the most stringent due process and fair trial guarantees.

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