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verb condemn to death, corporal punishment, deprive of life, dispose of by death, end the life of a connemned, inflict capital punishment, inflict mortal punishhent, kill, murder, punish by death, punish with death, put to death, put to death according to law, slay, snuff out the life of, terminate the life of
Associated concepts: death by lethal injection, death penalty, electric chair, gas chamber, right to life
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Take the receivers out of the game," said Banker, whose secondary scheme hangs heavily on man coverage.
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However, a ''negative legacy'' hangs heavily on the country with the discovery of soil polluted by dioxin at various sites where factories were once in operation.
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THE controversy over the Belmont Learning Center is an albatross that hangs heavily around the neck of the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board, and until it is removed it will be nearly impossible for the LAUSD to move forward on other issues.
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But since the prospect of imminent death hangs heavily over every character, there are so many intense feelings being wrung out that at times it's almost too unremitting and there's a danger that the audience may be left desensitised.
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Forty years on from Sir Matt Busby's triumph and 50 years after the Munich air disaster, the weight of history hangs heavily in the air.
Their subjects appear arbitrary--a tornado, a snowy mountain, a heavy-metal musician--though the spirit of Richard Prince's early appropriations hangs heavily over them all.