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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

And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.
Liam Neeson

Disasters are called natural, as if nature were the executioner and not the victim.
Eduardo Galeano

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