electrocution

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electrocution

noun capital punishment, condemmation by death, conviction of death sentence, death penalty, death sentence, death warrant, execution, first deeree murder with death sentence, give the chair, judgment of death, put to death, ultimate sentence
Associated concepts: death by legal injection, gas chamber
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Not only did this man plan to electrocute his wife, but he could have injured a deputy or any person attempting to enter this residence.
Black later admitted starting the fire after an attempt to electrocute himself in the bath.
They have also brought in machines to electrocute the buzzing pests, who are overwhelming wards.
Inverters can cause fires or electrocute people if not properly designed, manufactured and installed.