tase

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tase

also taze  (tāz)
v. tased, tas·ing, tas·es also tazed or taz·ing or taz·es
To stun or shock with a high-voltage stun gun: "The boisterous student was screaming for help and pleading not to be tased" (Nat Hentoff).

[Back-formation from Taser.]
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In one text exchange, an unnamed agent asked Bowen, "Did you gas hiscorpse (sic) or just use regular peanut oil while tazing? For a frying effect." Bowen responded: "Guats are best made crispy, with olive oil from their native pais," using the Spanish word for "country" that doubles as an insult toward Guatemalans, the Daily Star reported.
While BPD Officers Markowski and Bragg calculated their next move, Holloman told both officers: "Don't sho[o]t him but just taze him 'cause I do know tazing make him stop." Id.
After being arrested at a convenience store parking lot Tuesday evening, Steele told police he had wanted to speak to Davis about "a tazing incident that occurred in Michigan," according to the affidavit.
Although she finds the work somewhat boring--usually just tazing and banding with ankle bracelets--Evie knows she is an irreplaceable employee since she is the only human able to see through a paranormal's "glamour," or outward bodily disguise, to its true identity.
Barnicle, who said she remained near Van Ornum against officers' orders to leave the area because she was concerned about his condition, denied seeing two other event participants, Anthony Farley and David Parziale, go after officers following the Tazing.