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Synonyms for hara-kiri

ritual suicide


Synonyms for hara-kiri

ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword

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"The reality here is management have committed hara-kiri. The pilots didn't cause the problem and I'd be saying to them, 'You have the public sympathy, and if you engage in industrial action you will lose that'."
Charlie Hebdo's inaugural issue would appear a week later, produced by the same team of editorialists and cartoonists, with the motto "L'Hebdo Hara-Kiri is dead.
Punj said 'Kejriwal virtually committed a hara-kiri when he decided to take on BJP President Nitin Gadkari on a totally fabricated case and that too on the basis of an inquiry which he claimed has been conducted by Damania over a period of a month'.
Instead he preferred to transpose semi-serious destructions of the established order with irreverent scenarios featuring Ray Mears in a maxi dress and Nintendo DS Brain Training's Dr Kawashima resorting to hara-kiri.
To put the victory into perspective, however, it must be stressed that QPR's defence was intent on committing hara-kiri."
I call on all Arab countries that can to declare the beginning of a military nuclear program; I specifically call on Egypt and Saudi Arabia (I leave Iraq and Syria to commit hara-kiri) and Kuwait, the UAE and Algeria to do this.
"We have a gift of making ourselves a hara-kiri when nobody expects it.
Nobody is suggesting Levein should commit hara-kiri but when did we enter this make-believe world where nothing bad ever happens?
But there's experimentation and there's HQ hara-kiri. And Jenkins' painful journey to falling on his sword in a French car park began that sweltering afternoon in Twickenham.
It's enough to make any self-respecting Japanese salaryman commit hara-kiri.
At least the failed leaders in Scotland gamely committed political hara-kiri.
From Japan will be "Ishimei" (Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai) by Takashi Miike, and "Hanezu no Tsuki" by Naomi Kawase.
Ironical, because a term plan is considered the best type of life insurance by experts, and not surprising, because selling one is professional hara-kiri for an agent.
But don't ignore Twitter--that is professional hara-kiri.