electrocute

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kill by electric shock

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kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair

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According to Thai newspaper reports, those who were nearby could do nothing to help for fear of electrocuting themselves.
Killing of flies in electrocuting insect traps releases bacteria and viruses.
Nick, instead, gets drunk, and attempting to ``think like a broad,'' ends up nearly electrocuting himself instead.
I was told the reason one block had electricity and the other did not was that the first block was filled when the state was killing with the electric chair and they didn't want the condemned electrocuting themselves privately, but by the time the second row was filled, the state had shifted over to killing by lethal injection, so there was no more fear of men cheating the executioner by electrocuting themselves.
A spokesperson said: C[pounds sterling]There is nothing feminine about inserting an electrode into the anus of a terrified and struggling fox and then electrocuting it.