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electrocute

e·lec·tro·cute

electrocute

 
pronunciation:
ih lek tr kyut
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: electrocuted, electrocutes, electrocuting
definition: to kill by electricity, esp. to execute (a condemned prisoner) by electricity, as in an electric chair.
derivation: electrocution (n.)
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