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Definition of Executioner

Executioner

  1. One who executes; an executer.
  2. One who puts to death in conformity to legal warrant, as a hangman.

Executioner Quotations

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar N. Bradley

If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.
Marlon Brando

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
Lucretius

It would perhaps be nice to be alternately the victim and the executioner.
Charles Baudelaire

But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.
John Donne
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Executioner Translations

executioner in German is Scharfrichter
executioner in Italian is giustiziere
executioner in Spanish is verdugo
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