Definition of Decapitating

1. Verb. (present participle of decapitate) ¹



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Definition of Decapitating

1. decapitate [v] - See also: decapitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decapitating

decapacitating
decapartite
decapentaplegic
decapeptide
decapeptides
decaphyllous
decapitalize
decapitalized
decapitalizes
decapitalizing
decapitate
decapitated
decapitates
decapitating (current term)
decapitation
decapitations
decapitator
decapitators
decaplet
decaplets
decapod
decapod crustacean
decapoda
decapodal
decapodan
decapodans
decapodous
decapods

Literary usage of Decapitating

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1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"In other cases, these flies undoubtedly lay their eggs on diseased or dying insects. Life History of the Ant-decapitating Fly ..."

2. Dalmatia and Montenegro: With a Journey to Mostar in Herzegovina, and by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, Gardner Wilkinson (1848)
"... respecting the Discontinuance of the Custom of decapitating Prisoners, and the Dead. ... decapitating ..."

3. The science and art of obstetrics by Sheldon Leavitt (1892)
"Mode of using the decapitating Hook. the purpose, but what is known as ... decapitating hook has met with much favor. To use the instrument it is slipped ..."

4. American Gardening (1890)
"... by Mr. Shirk that the tree is an excellent bearer. In my opinion it surpasses nearly all the sweet apples ripening at this season. decapitating Trees. ..."

5. France for the Lst Seven Years: Or, The Bourbons by William Henry Ireland (1822)
"... (the usual hour appointed for decapitating crimi.. nals,) as the dreadful apparatus were being con. veyed by eight in the morning to the Place de Greve; ..."

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