Example sentences for: impales

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

  • Take Kenneth Branagh's four-hour film version of Hamlet . Having punctured Laertes and launched him over a balcony, Hamlet, in the climactic scene, impales Claudius with a flying sword, brains him with a swinging chandelier, and force-feeds him poison.

  • When Baltus Van Tassel (Michael Gambon), the town's richest citizen, intones the story of the Hessian who lopped the heads off revolutionaries for sheer love of butchery, the flashback is mythic in its ghastliness: Christopher Walken--his hair swept up, with boiled eggs for eyes and teeth like sharp spikes--wheels, hacks, impales, and drenches the snow with gore.

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