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Synonyms for death penaltydeath penal·ty

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Wiktionary

  1. death penaltynoun

    Synonyms:
    capital punishment

  2. death penaltynoun

    A punishment in which the person who committed the offence is put to death by the state.

    Synonyms:
    capital punishment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. execution, executing, capital punishment, death penaltynoun

    putting a condemned person to death

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

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  1. Stephen Breyer:

    This is not what people expected when they wrote the cases upholding the death penalty more than 40 years ago.

  2. Robert Blecker:

    The death penalty should not be a utilitarian issue in terms of weighing the costs against the benefits, but rather an issue simply of justice, of who deserves it.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    I would breathe a sigh of relief if either the courts or the states themselves began to eliminate the death penalty.

  4. Sari Bashi:

    The death penalty is an inherently cruel and irreversible punishment in all circumstances, it's particularly egregious to execute defendants sentenced in Gaza, whose court system is rife with coercion, torture and compromised procedures.

  5. Lawrence Strauss:

    The death penalty is always a controversial subject. There is no right or wrong position. Most of the industrialized world has abolished the death penalty. The United States is the leader in seeking the death penalty. It takes decades to execute an individual and at great expense to the taxpayers, i believe that the death penalty should only be sought in mass murders, serial killers, and multiple victims. There is no redemption for these psychopathic criminals.

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