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Sentence count:56+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-14Updated:2017-03-14
Synonym: closure by compartmentSimilar words: guiltguileguildguiltybeguileguilelessbeguilingallotMeaning: [‚gɪlə'tɪːn]  n. 1. closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill 2. instrument of execution that consists of a weighted blade between two vertical poles; used for beheading people. v. kill by cutting the head off with a guillotine. 
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1 He was sent to the guillotine in January 1793.
2 Opposition leaders accused the government of introducing a guillotine motion to stifle debate.
3 The rain sliced my neck like a miniature guillotine.
4 Its words function like a guillotine.
5 French revolutionaries considered death by guillotine to be a more humane method of execution.
6 If this guillotine motion goes through,[] what do I do about the thousand or so letters that I have downstairs?
7 After all, they reasoned, execution by the guillotine or sword differed markedly from that dealt by the axe.
8 A guillotine motion was carried and, after amendment, the bills were accepted.
9 The Government have used the guillotine in a way that no other Government have - with alarming frequency and absolute severity.
10 It sounded like the guillotine blade I knew would be descending on certain heads after this was over.
11 It is shocking that a guillotine motion should be produced in such circumstances.
12 Before the guillotine motion, the longest speech in those proceedings was by the then Minister of State.
13 Three guillotine motions were tabled for discussion of the Bill that became the Education Reform Act 1988.
14 Where the guillotine improved on the Halifax design was the inbuilt facility to position the victim accurately and quickly in the machine.
15 Not only are guillotine motions being introduced with phenomenal frequency; they are being introduced at a very early stage.
16 One after the other Danton, Robespierre and the rest went to the guillotine.
17 Not many French people are in favour of using the guillotine.
18 The crowds that lined the roads on the way to the guillotine looked much like most of the people in Wallsend.
19 He was usually the person most eager to get the guillotine through.
20 This last revolutionary had cheated the State by committing suicide while awaiting execution, but was not allowed to cheat the guillotine.
21 Only five clauses of the Football Spectators Bill had been considered before the guillotine was introduced.
22 Feeley looked like a man being led to the guillotine.
23 So there is no possible justification for introducing the guillotine motion on the ground of an election commitment.
24 There is no way that I will support the guillotine motion.
25 There is no doubt about it - he knows perfectly well the reason why he is introducing this guillotine motion.
26 Mr. Foot Hon. Members will not be able to have a proper debate on a guillotine motion without me.
27 In fact, they wanted an even more severe limitation on politicians, but Willie Brown had the only guillotine.
28 As word spread about the newfangled invention and more people saw it in action, the guillotine became a public craze.
29 That Government were able to carry through virtually all that legislation with hardly any resort to guillotine motions.
30 We owe them that and I think that the House should approve the guillotine motion.
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