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Word: impale

Definition: pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear


Sentences Containing 'impale'

However, she manages to impale him with her blade, forcing him to break off the fight.
Once there, they had to undo the chains of the coffin to find several antique frames which they then had to smash against stakes (i.e., impale, a reference to Vlad the Impaler) until they found one containing a flag that they could trade for their next clue.
They hang, behead, and impale their criminals in the most agreeable possible manner; but some of these, like clever rogues, have contrived to escape human justice, and succeed in their fraudulent enterprises by cunning stratagems.

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