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empale

[ em-peyl ]
/ ɛmˈpeɪl /
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verb (used with object), em·paled, em·pal·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM empale

em·pale·ment, nounem·pal·er, noun
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How to use empale in a sentence

  • "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
/ (ɪmˈpeɪl) /

verb
a less common spelling of impale

Derived forms of empale

empalement, nounempaler, noun
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