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Synonyms for seppuku

ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword

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Hara kiri, which means "abdomen or belly cutting", is a suicide tradition.
Forget Artim Sakiri, Seaman must feel like committing hara kiri.
Y si el primer ministro nipon no perderia la compostura ni al someterse al hara kiri, el buen Boris Yeltsin es obscenamente ineficiente, farolon y juerguista, como el viejo padre de los hermanitos Karamazov.
Then the driver's son tackled Boyle on Twitter on his dad's behalf, telling him: "My dad says, next time you want commit hara kiri on Dumbarton Road, get someone else to pick up your daughter
This was BBC Wales committing hara kiri on the pages of Wales' national newspaper, publicly disembowelling what had been by far the country's most successful news magazine.
But he admitted: "It was hara kiri at times but we're still in the driving seat.
The talk of hara kiri had our suspended striker Ross Donaldson salivating in the stand - he put in an order, thinking we were planning a takeaway.