[ UK /dɪkˈæpɪtˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /diˈkæpəˌteɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. cut the head of
    the French King was beheaded during the Revolution
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How To Use decapitate In A Sentence

  • Bush and his war cabinet, including Rumsfeld, Cheney and Powell, hastily convened at the White House to consider an airstrike to "decapitate" the Iraqi leadership. 'I HAVEN'T SUFFERED DOUBT'
  • But here, the longsword is the one that totally decapitated the dummy. TV for Gaming: Deadliest Warrior « Geek Related
  • As a 10-year-old kid Pauline used a stolen acetylene torch to decapitate the globe of a gumball machine.
  • The swings were made out of the hardest substances known to man, and could decapitate anyone foolhardy enough to walk past.
  • A bolt struck one of the assailants in the neck and nearly decapitated him.
  • In battle, he is a clinical fighter who bisects and decapitates his opponents, lops off their limbs and disembowels them with surgical precision.
  • Consider: in 1973 a team of Finnish and American scientists decapitated a dozen human fetuses, each aborted live through hysterotomy, and kept the heads alive artificially for study. A Search For Limits
  • As a 10-year-old kid Pauline used a stolen acetylene torch to decapitate the globe of a gumball machine.
  • All our big fellows have been "decapitated" - & good & a good many fellback into ranks. Augusta County: Tony Pastor to Annie Harris, May 4, 1861
  • Ancroe broke his opponent's sword with his axe and then decapitated him.
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