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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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.
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.
htm) snubbed by Bersani on the grounds that it would be political harakiri.
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.