Lethal injection

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Definition

a lethal injection: an introduction of a substance into a person's body in order to kill them
idiom

(The shot to Paul's head was) lethal: (The shot to Paul's head was) deadly, fatal, extremely harmful
adjective

Examples

  • "Embarrassed zoo employees say that killing such 'problem animals' is standard procedure, and reported that Shoshana will be given a lethal injection in a private ceremony attended by only a veterinarian and a priest."

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