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hanging

A method of judicial execution or of committing suicide. Judicial hanging by the drop method causes separation (disarticulation) of the upper neck vertebrae and severance of the spinal cord. Suicidal hanging usually causes death by strangulation.
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Yet with the gruesome experiences of the day behind him, he could not but momentarily expect some insane outbreak from beyond the hangings.
He found he could so arrange the hangings that a very narrow slit between two of them permitted him to watch the actions of those in the alcove without revealing himself or increasing his liability of detection.
It was evident then to him that she was betraying him, and without further loss of time he turned his back toward the hangings and commenced a rapid examination of his hiding place.
Violent protests erupted in Pulwama town soon after the news of Malla's hanging spread.
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In Gujranwala, two executions were scheduled for today; however, convict Amjads hanging was stayed owing to a compromise deal was reached between the litigant sides.
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We also got a bamboo mat to use as a throw rug, a hanging cardboard palm tree (8 feet tall
The bodies were left hanging for at least half an hour.
While city zoning rules allow "large" department stores to have marquees, those marquees cannot have additional signage either going up or hanging down.
Last night, numerous experts were paraded before the television cameras; all of them said that Dodd was a sadistic psychopathic pedophile incapable of empathy, that his greatest fear was being "a nobody," and that he had successfully manipulated us into making him "a somebody" via the sensational media coverage of his hanging.