verb (used with object), lap·i·dat·ed, lap·i·dat·ing.
to pelt with stones.
to stone to death.
bombard, pummel, shower, batter, hurl, assail, pepper, lob, thrust, force, shove, fling, fire, deliver, drive, send, flip, start, lift, push
Origin of lapidate
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verb (tr) literary
to pelt with stones
to kill by stoning
Word Origin for lapidate
C17: from Latin lapidāre, from lapis stone
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