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empale

[em-peyl] /ɛmˈpeɪl/
verb (used with object), empaled, empaling.
1.
impale (defs 1–5).
Related forms
empalement, noun
empaler, noun
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  • "Well, it wasn't right for her to say it," said Anne, promptly deciding upon which horn of this dilemma to empale herself.

    Anne Of The Island Lucy Maud Montgomery
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empale

/ɪmˈpeɪl/
verb
1.
a less common spelling of impale
Derived Forms
empalement, noun
empaler, noun
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