beheading

Definitions of beheading
  1. noun
    killing by cutting off the head
    synonyms: decapitation
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    type of:
    kill, killing, putting to death
    the act of terminating a life
  2. noun
    execution by cutting off the victim's head
    synonyms: decapitation
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    type of:
    capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution
    putting a condemned person to death
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