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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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After threatening to harm the boy and emasculate him, the Syrian surrendered to the man's threats and engaged with him in a form of sexual activity.
Comparatively, half the search results employed emasculate and its derivatives in a metaphoric sense, again often attacking the power structures of religion and the military (e.
The reason regulatory agencies like the FDA are understaffed is that right-wingers who cannot succeed in abolishing them emasculate these agencies with niggardly budgets.
No result can be measured as occurring at a specific moment of time, and to try to limit magic in such a manner is ultimately to emasculate your workings.
In most cases, he cited his "commander in chief" designation as the source of the power to nullify or emasculate congressional action.
Writing in his column in the Financial Times, Blatter says: "For wealthy clubs to try to emasculate the international game by seizing control of a national football association - as I read that some fear they are trying to do in England - is unacceptable.
But he also warned against environmental damage and excessive consumerism which would widen the rich-poor gap, cause alienation and emasculate local cultures.
The NBA echoed the same sentiments in its resolution, which "condemns all the efforts to eradicate and emasculate affirmative action in the state of California and throughout the country.
The costumes (particularly those which, in association with disastrous makeup, contrive to emasculate the men) are as cheerfully tasteless, if not as cheerily revealing, as those for the Folies Bergeres spectacles of yesteryear.
The point is not simply to emasculate these figures; rather, Samuel uses the male body to demonstrate the harsh modifications to which women routinely submit.
Parties - not limited to Jubilee - must resist the temptation to emasculate MPs as it ultimately undermines the independence of Parliament and the Separation of Powers.
Dubai: A safety expert has been accused of molesting and coercing a 13-year-old boy to satisfy him sexually in his car after he threatened to emasculate him.