decapitation


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decapitation

 [de-kap″ĭ-ta´shun]
removal of the head, as of an animal, fetus, or bone.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'i-tā'shŭn),
Removal of a head. See: decapitate.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'-i-tā'shŭn)
Removal of a head.
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He told lawmakers in Seoul at the time that the brigade would be formed by the end of the year, using the term "decapitation unit", The New York Times reported.
So a snake that is decapitated continues to experience pain up to an hour after decapitation."
Jenna Jordan, a professor at Georgia Tech, has examined hundreds of examples of leadership decapitation, finding scant evidence to suggest that it makes groups more likely to fall apart or stop carrying out terror attacks.
She first distilled her critique in a 2009 article in Security Studies titled, "When Heads Roll: Assessing the Effectiveness of Leadership Decapitation."
The producer, the so-called international community was well aware that the 'Sama Diyaredde' is the simplest device available for the 'decapitation of the nation with a minimum of pain and trauma' as the writer correctly identified.
Des la decapitation de l'otage francais, l'armee avait lance 3.000 soldats sur les traces du groupe terroriste et effectue un ratissage dans la zone, theatre de l'assassinat, ainsi que les alentours.
Another study reaches the opposite conclusion, suggesting that successful decapitation shortens wars while also lowering their intensity.
Decapitation pictures create a horror that goes even beyond the spectacle created by a public execution and take us into the realm of the global execution.
It is believed that yearly decapitations are in the thousands.
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An official, who described it as a "decapitation strike" said the attack on Baghdad and another target was aimed at killing Saddam at a location where he and other Iraqi leaders were located.