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To cause death by the passage of an electric current through the body.
[electro- + execute]
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Last week, another ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldier from the same battalion was convicted of abusing and electrocuting Palestinian detainees, according to the Israeli media.
Killing of flies in electrocuting insect traps releases bacteria and viruses.
I was told the reason one block had electricity and the other did not was that the first block was filled when the state was killing with the electric chair and they didn't want the condemned electrocuting themselves privately, but by the time the second row was filled, the state had shifted over to killing by lethal injection, so there was no more fear of men cheating the executioner by electrocuting themselves.