Example sentences for: impaled

How can you use “impaled” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The same year Bush fell on his sword by breaking his "read my lips" pledge, he impaled himself again by reappointing Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • In the 1931 Dracula , however, which like Nosferatu is based on Bram Stoker's novel, Bela Lugosi has to be impaled through the heart in his coffin, whereupon he emits a strange little disappointed groan that remains a benchmark of decorum when compared with the hissing and writhing deaths of modern screen vampires.

  • But while he's thinking it over, Osmin goes into a paroxysm of bloodthirst, demanding that the four be first decapitated, then hanged, then impaled, then burnt at the stake, then tied up and drowned, and then flogged:

  • In the 1992 Francis Ford Coppola version of Bram Stoker's Dracula , Dracula dies when he is impaled by a bowie knife wielded by an improbable London-based cowboy.

  • Its faded glory includes balustrade terraces and staircases with splendid bursts of bougainvillea, busts of historic characters impaled on the parapets, brightly colored wall tiles, and formal gardens.


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