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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decapitation, beheading(noun)

    execution by cutting off the victim's head

    Synonyms:
    beheading

  2. decapitation, beheading(noun)

    killing by cutting off the head

    Synonyms:
    beheading

Wiktionary

  1. decapitation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    beheading

  2. decapitation(noun)

    The act of beheading; beheading.

    If the headsman's axe was sharp and his aim was true, decapitation was a quick and relatively painless form of death

    Synonyms:
    beheading

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decapitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beheading, decollation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    beheading

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  1. Andre Strauss:

    This ritualized decapitation attests to the early sophistication of mortuary rituals among hunter-gatherers in the Americas, geographically, it expands the known range of decapitation in more than 2,000 kilometers (about 1,240 miles), showing that during the early Holocene, this was not a phenomenon restricted to the western part of the continent as previously assumed.

  2. Radio Mocambique:

    Unknown persons killed by decapitation at least 10 people in recent days in the administrative post of Olumbi, Palma district, in the north of Cabo Delgado province.

  3. Veryan Khan:

    Not only did it lack the correct blood pulsation for decapitation, but seems to have had the blood ‘faked’ with cornstarch.


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