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  • 1 euthanasia — n.; (also euthanasy) 1. Easy death, peaceful death, ease in death or in dying. 2. Painless execution. 3. Means of painless death …

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  • 2 The Palace of Love — Infobox Book name = The Palace of Love title orig = translator = image caption = first edition cover of the The Palace of Love author = Jack Vance illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Demon Princes… …

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  • 3 Lethal injection — For the Ice Cube album, see Lethal Injection (album). Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …

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  • 4 Decapitation — Decapitated redirects here. For the Polish death metal band, see Decapitated (band). Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …

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  • 5 guillotine — /gil euh teen , gee euh /; esp. for v. /gil euh teen , gee euh /, n., v., guillotined, guillotining. n. 1. a device for beheading a person by means of a heavy blade that is dropped between two posts serving as guides: widely used during the… …

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  • 6 Capital punishment — Death penalty and Death sentence redirect here. For other uses, see Death penalty (disambiguation) and Death sentence (disambiguation). Execution and Execute redirect here. For other uses, see Execution (disambiguation) and Execute… …

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  • 7 Guillotine — The guillotine ( ] Although Guillotin did not actually contribute to the machine’s design, it was his name that it would carry throughout history, thanks to a comic song about Guillotin and his proposal which appeared in the Royalist periodical,… …

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  • 8 Allen Lee Davis — Infobox Serial Killer name=Allen Lee Davis image size=152px caption=Davis after his execution birthname=Allen Lee Davis alias=Tiny Davis birth=July 20, 1944 location=Florida death=death date and age|1999|7|8|1944|7|20 cause=electric chair victims …

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  • 9 Rainey Bethea — (October 16, 1909ref|birthday ndash; August 14, 1936) was the last person to be publicly executed in the United States. Bethea confessed to the rape and murder of a 70 year old white woman named Lischia Edwards, and after being convicted of her… …

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  • 10 Nitrogen asphyxiation — For the method of slaughtering farm animals, see Controlled Atmosphere Killing. Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …

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  • 11 Spanish Inquisition — The Spanish Inquisition started and was established in 1478 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the medieval inquisition which was under papal… …

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  • 12 Charles Brooks, Jr. — Charles Brooks, Jr. (September 1, 1942 – December 7, 1982) was a convicted murderer who was the first person executed by the state of Texas since it resumed capital punishment.[1] Brooks was also the first person in United States to be… …

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  • 13 Pancuronium bromide — Pancuronium Systematic (IUPAC) name [(2S,3S,5S,8 …

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  • 14 Pancuronium — drugbox IUPAC name = [(2 S ,3 S ,5 S ,8 R ,9 S ,10 S ,13 S ,14 S ,16 S ,17 R ) 17 acetyloxy 10,13 dimethyl 2,16 bis(1 methyl 3,4,5,6 tetrahydro 2 H pyridin 1 yl) 2,3,4,5,6,7, 8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17 tetradecahydro 1 H cyclopenta [ a ] phenanthren 3 …

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  • 15 Topsy (elephant) — Topsy (born circa 1875, died January 4, 1903), was a domesticated elephant with the Forepaugh Circus at Coney Island s Luna Park. Because she had killed three men in as many years (including a severely abusive trainer who attempted to feed her a… …

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  • 16 Business Plot — The Business Plot (also the Plot Against FDR and the White House Putsch) was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933. Retired Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler claimed that wealthy businessmen were plotting to create a fascist veterans… …

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  • 17 Melian dialogue — The Melian Dialogue, contained in Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, is an account of the confrontation between the people of Melos, a small island in the southern Aegean Sea, and the Athenians in 416–415 BC. Melos was a neutral island …

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  • 18 1922 in Greece — See also: 1921 in Greece, other events of 1922, 1923 in Greece and the Timeline of Greek history. The year 1922 was the most calamitous in the whole history of modern Greece. It witnessed the shattering of hopes and aspirations nourished by… …

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  • 19 Topsy — est une éléphante apprivoisée qui a été exécutée par électrocution le 4 janvier 1903. Sommaire 1 Vie 2 Mort 3 Littérature 4 Références …

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  • 20 cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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