harikari


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Synonyms for harikari

ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword

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WASHING one's dirty linen in public is normally the managerial form of harikari - for Alan Smith it helped clean up Crystal Palace and manoeuvre them into the final four of the Worthington Cup.
I mean, of course, the Tories under John Major when they committed harikari.