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1. to pelt with stones
2. to kill by stoning
[C17: from Latin lapidāre, from lapis stone]
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Past participle: lapidated
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|Verb||1.||lapidate - kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"|
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
|2.||lapidate - throw stones at; "Pilgrims lapidate a stone pillar in commemoration of Abraham's temptation"|
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