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English verb: impale

1. impale (contact) pierce with a sharp stake or point


SamplesImpale a shrimp on a skewer.


Synonymsempale, spike, transfix


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pierce, thrust


Narrower (hyponym)pin, spear

2. impale (contact) kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole


SamplesThe enemies were impaled and left to die.


ExamplesThey want to impale the prisoners


Synonymsstake


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)kill


Entailpierce









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