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English verb: electrocute

1. electrocute (social) kill by electric shock


SamplesShe dropped the hair dryer into the bathtub and was instantly electrocuted.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)kill

2. electrocute (social) kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair


SamplesThe serial killer was electrocuted.


ExamplesThey want to electrocute the prisoners


Synonymsfry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)kill









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