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  1. transfix, impale, empale, spikeverb

    pierce with a sharp stake or point

    "impale a shrimp on a skewer"

    fascinate, stake, empale, fortify, spellbind, grip, spike out, transfix, lace, spike

  2. impale, stakeverb

    kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole

    "the enemies were impaled and left to die"

    back, stake, empale, adventure, punt, bet on, post, hazard, transfix, jeopardize, venture, game, gage, spike

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  • пробода, набивам на кол, пронизвам, нанизвам, пробождам, пронижа, нанижаBulgarian
  • spiddeDanish
  • aufspießenGerman
  • καρφώνω, ανασκολοπίζωGreek
  • empalarSpanish
  • keihästää, seivästääFinnish
  • empalerFrench
  • karóba húzHungarian
  • setja á nál, stinga á tein, reka í gegn, stjaksetjaIcelandic
  • kōhikuMāori
  • набива, набодуваMacedonian
  • doorboren, spietsenDutch
  • empalarPortuguese
  • пронзить, сажать на кол, проколоть, протыкать, проткнуть, прокалывать, пронзать, посадить на колRussian
  • 刺穿Chinese

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