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Definition of "stoning" [stoning]

  • Lapidation: punishment by throwing stones, usually resulting in death (noun)
  • Present participle of stone. (verb)

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Use "stoning" in a sentence
  • "The Quran does not mention the word stoning even once, yet we see the so-called Muslim scholars defending this barbaric practice."
  • "If you want the truth to be that "stoning does not exist in Iran" use what power you have to convince Iran's clerics to remove stoning from the country's penal code."
  • "The fact that stoning is the most savage form of this penalty can not and must not make us blind to the brutality at the heart of the death penalty as such."