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  • v. Present participle of castrate.


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  • KAVINOKY: And the idea of castrating the guy just seems a little bit excessive to me.

    CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2009

  • The magazine carried a cover story about B. D. Lake, who, among other things, seemed to endorse the idea of castrating male homosexuals.

    Foul Lines

  • I was trying to be nice and point out that the idea of castrating males can likely increase the rates of sexual victimization in our society.

    Phyllis Schlafly: Punishing Spousal Rape Like Rape Is Malicious

  • In 537 the King of Ts'u conceived the idea of castrating and cutting the feet off the two Tsin envoys for use as

    Ancient China Simplified

  • For instance, he had grown up in fairly genteel but deep poverty with a bossy "castrating" mother (that Freudian harridan in the imagination of the period) and a flaky alcoholic father, but Cheever was not much better as a parent.

    John Cheever's Cruel Paradoxes

  • “I think being the boy Friday to an anchor star can be kind of castrating,” she added.

    Bizarre Late Night Love Triangle

  • Given Rush Limbaugh's callous dismissal of Elizabeth Edwards's announcement that her cancer had recurred; Bill O'Reilly's incredibly patronizing timeout of Lis Wiehl for giving the correct information; Tucker Carlson describing Hillary Clinton as "castrating", Glenn Beck referring to Rosie O'Donnell as a "fat witch", not to mention the Republican platform of removing choice for women and then castigating "Welfare Queens," what on earth could make any woman want to be a Republican?

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The reports that Media Matters have done about sexism in our society and really the mainstream media called her "castrating," they called her the B word, they called her all kinds of horrible things.

    Katherine Dykstra: Cracked, Not Shattered: An Interview With Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

  • Tucker Carlson called Mrs. Clinton "castrating," a proverbial fear for most American men.

    Andrew Belonsky: On Hillary's Femininity (And How She Misused It)

  • Lellouche would also live with whatever approach to Europe the Tories decide on, despite accusing them, in our interview, of "castrating" Britain's position in the EU.

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