empale

[em-peyl]
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verb (used with object), em·paled, em·pal·ing.


Nearby words

  1. emotive,
  2. emotive meaning,
  3. emotivism,
  4. emp,
  5. emp.,
  6. empanada,
  7. empanel,
  8. empathetic,
  9. empathic,
  10. empathise

Related formsem·pale·ment, nounem·pal·er, noun

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Examples from the Web for empale

  • "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


British Dictionary definitions for empale

empale

verb

a less common spelling of impale
Derived Formsempalement, nounempaler, noun

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