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To cause death by the passage of an electric current through the body.
[electro- + execute]
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We are also using mosquito nets for some patients and have also brought in machines that electrocute the flies.
A village Christmas tree will not be lit up this year - in case the lights electrocute vandals.
Also acquitting himself well is Earl Carroll as the icily polite and soft-spoken SS captain who matter-of-factly orders Horst to electrocute himself on the barbed wire that surrounds the prison yard.
He trailed mains power cables into a river to electrocute fish.