harakiri


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Noun1.harakiri - ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society
self-annihilation, self-destruction, suicide - the act of killing yourself; "it is a crime to commit suicide"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Many analysts thought the PM was committing political harakiri but Abe has proved them wrong.
Una de las cartas que escribio Emilio Salgari (agosto 21 de 1982-abril 25 de 1911) antes de suicidarse a los 49 anos con la tecnica del harakiri estaba dirigida sus editores: "A ustedes, que se han enriquecido con mi piel, manteniendome a mi y a mi familia en una continua semimiseria o aun peor, solo les pido que, en compensacion por las ganancias que les he proporcionado, se ocupen de los gastos de mis funerales.
A new Prime Minister overnight after the leading Euro-hater committed harakiri over an unguarded Supermum boast.
Personally, I would call them gold-plated harakiri swords.
Having kept away from the press and having refused to tell us where he stood on major issues, he committed political harakiri in his first interview.
Aunque sabia de su trabajo desde que comenzaba en Mexico como dibujante, pues su revista Charlie Hebdo, asi como otra de nombre Harakiri, eran representantes de ese humor muy fuerte.
Thousands invaded Longchamp and when Soumillon cruised into the lead and kicked clear in the final furlong many bookmakers were already committing harakiri.
Raj Thackeray was never known for his political acumen, but he almost committed harakiri when he announced support for Modi as PM prior to Lok Sabha polls.
Specifically, she will address the role of a pro-apoptotic factor, harakiri (HRK), that she found to be significantly repressed in the TRAIL-resistant subpopulation of a primary GBM cell line.
Along with other well regarded regional bands such as LESSONS, LENNOX, HEAVY LIES THE CROWN, KNIGHTS, HARAKIRI FEVER, ACROSS ALL OCEANS, OH, PIONEER, NONE OF THE ABOVE, THIS QUEST SUCKS, MAKE FOR ALASKA, PRESSGANG, BLACK NEVADA, OCTOBER ENDS, GNOME INVASION and ROYAL BLOOD.
This was their first league loss since they committed harakiri in the final minutes at Goodison Park three months ago to pluck defeat from the jaws of victory.
But a PD-PDL coalition is seen as political harakiri by some Bersani aides.