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Synonyms of stoning

Noun


1. stoning, lapidation, corporal punishment

usage: the act of pelting with stones; punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)

Verb


1. stone, lapidate, kill

usage: kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"

2. pit, stone, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries"

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