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Definition of "beheading" []

  • The action of decapitating someone (noun)
  • Present participle of behead. (verb)

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  • An instance of at least one person being beheaded. (noun)

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Use "beheading" in a sentence
  • "And, would logic tell us that publicizing a beheading is a bonus for the perpetrator?"
  • "For example, suppose a state finds that beheading is less cruel than lethal injection."
  • "The beheading is to be carried out by Labour peer Lord Ahmed, who welcomed the Government announcement as 'a good day for Britain ', and has vowed to amass 10,000 supporters of the new legislation to celebrate outside Parliament."