Example sentences for: impaler

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

  • There is certainly no contemporary leader with an adopted name as coldly presumptuous as "Stalin" (meaning "man of steel," an epithet adopted when Josef Dzhugashvili was still more than a decade away from power), much less one comparable with "Richard the Lionhearted" or "Vlad the Impaler."

  • One rather unwilling and notorious resident was the monstrous Vlad the Impaler (on whom the Dracula legend was partly based), held prisoner here from 1462 to 1475.

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