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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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What we have witnessed in the Shi'ites attack on The National Assembly is just one of the ripple effects of conspiracy of the legislature and some unpatriotic member of the judiciary emasculate the police, render them impotent and irrelevant.
After threatening to harm the boy and emasculate him, the Syrian surrendered to the man[yen]AaAaAeAcs threats and engaged with him in a form of sexual activit
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.g., "emasculation of Bible English"; "American military emasculated"), traditional areas of male authority.
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.
The CBI will today warn the Chancellor that his public sector efficiency drive must not 'emasculate' crucial business services.
But some reformist MPs have expressed profound scepticism over this movement, called "new religious thinking", saying its aim is to remove or emasculate Khatami.
Baryshnikov shows us that exquisiteness does not emasculate the danseur--on the contrary, it strengthens as it purifies him!
But he also warned against environmental damage and excessive consumerism which would widen the rich-poor gap, cause alienation and emasculate local cultures.
The NCBL board of directors issued a statement declaring that their action was "taken in protest of the leading role California is playing, particularly through its governor, Pete Wilson, in dismantling measures designed to remedy race and gender discrimination and promoting policies that only support doctrines of white male supremacy." 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."