guillotine

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Synonyms for guillotine

closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill

instrument of execution that consists of a weighted blade between two vertical poles

kill by cutting the head off with a guillotine

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In 2003, Left MP Roop Chand Pal had tried to do something similar (move a cut motion on guillotined demands for grants) but the Speaker did not allow voting on this.
A more recent and more accurate work on the martyrdom of the Carmelite Sisters is Professor William Bush's To Quell the Terror: The mystery of the vocation of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne guillotined July 17, 1794, ICS Publications, 1999, Washington, D.
The leading proponent of this view was probably Nesta Webster, who wrote prolifically in the 1920s about purported Jewish conspiracies, and whose anti-revolutionary zeal may have stemmed from her belief that she had been guillotined by French revolutionaries in an earlier incarnation.
This is the first constitutional measure which has been not only guillotined but also where a Government has been forced to use the Parliament Act procedures.
FORMER Tory deputy mayor of Swindon Owen Lister provoked outrage by saying severely disabled children should be guillotined to avoid spending money on their care.