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Electrocute

electrocute vt

-cut·ed
-cut·ing
[electro-, combining form meaning “electric” + execute]
: to execute (a convicted criminal) by electricity
elec·tro·cu·tion n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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