Behead in a sentence

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Definition of Behead

  • To sever the head from; to take off the head of.
  • cut the head of

How to use behead in a sentence. Behead pronunciation.

Take him away, and behead him.
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Among 'em reigns the sixth essence; by the means of which they gripe all, devour all, conskite all, burn all, draw all, hang all, quarter all, behead all, murder all, imprison all, waste all, and ruin all, without the least notice of right or wrong; for among them vice is called virtue; wickedness, piety; treason, loyalty; robbery, justice.
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In the narrow and gloomy depths of his soul he had doubtless persuaded himself that it was necessary for the redemption of the human species that the empire of the world should be vested in his hands, that Protestantism in all its forms should be extirpated as a malignant disease, and that to behead, torture, burn alive, and bury alive all heretics who opposed the decree of himself and the Holy Church was the highest virtue by which he could merit Heaven.
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The knife falls and instantly beheads him.
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We hang our worst criminals rather than behead or shoot them, in order to heap up the utmost possible shame and disgrace upon them, as well as to execute justice upon them.
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He asks you to behead his family, as befits nobility.
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Mohammed Ali has sworn that the heads of the prisoners shall fall unless the people of Praousta pay the tax, and that he will behead them himself if no other executioner can be found.
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Mannaeus heard the command, and, seeing a lictor step forward armed with a hatchet, he feared that the man intended to behead Iaokanann.
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If there is one single leak, I will personally behead the offender," the President said with intensity enough to let Phil know that his old friend and comrade meant what he said.
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Go and behead him at once.
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When the Caliph heard what treatment Noureddin had received, he authorised him to behead Saouy with his own hands, but he declined to shed the blood of his enemy, who was forthwith handed over to the executioner.
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Ah, then, behead me not.
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He neither hangs nor beheads.
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Now, however, O Patroclus! since after thee I go beneath the earth, I shall not perform thy funeral rites, before that I bring hither the arms and head of magnanimous Hector, thy murderer, and behead twelve illustrious sons of the Trojans, before thy pile, enraged on account of thee slain.
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They slip up behind the unsuspecting victim and behead him with their bolo.
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It would have been easy enough to behead Amos and be done with him, but Jeroboam was not a king who took his subjects' lives ruthlessly-especially when it was so simple to get rid of an undesirable one in another way.
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Examples of Behead

Example #1
I'll see if his head will stand steadier on a pole or no.
Example #2
Tell me wherein have I offended most?
Example #3
O, what a brave thing it is, in every case and circumstance of a matter, to be thoroughly well informed!
Example #4
Panurge, the day thereafter, caused pierce his right ear after the Jewish fashion, and thereto clasped a little gold ring, of a ferny-like kind of workmanship, in the beazil or collet whereof was set and enchased a flea; and, to the end you may be rid of all doubts, you are to know that the flea was black.
Example #5
The father would have permitted Protestantism if Protestantism would have submitted to universal monarchy.
Example #6
For Philip possessed at least that superiority over his father that he was a sincere bigot.