Late Latin dēcapitāredēcapitāt- Latin dē-de- Latin caputcapit-headkaput- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Frenchdécapiter, from Late Latin decapitare, from de- + caput.
Decapitate Sentence Examples
He could drill a regiment, build a frigate, administer a province, and decapitate a rebel with equal facility.
Even when I accidentally decapitate the artichokes he continues twirling around the various ovens, smiling and dishing out orders.
Use Simple Language - While it might seem cool to use words like "Decapitate!" in your cheer when you're in the planning stages, it might be harder to get the whole crowd to say that word together when you're trying to lead them in a chant.