Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Word of the Day

[hahr-uh-keer-ee, har-uh-, har-ee-]

1. ceremonial suicide by ripping open the abdomen with a dagger or knife: formerly practiced in Japan by members of the warrior class when disgraced or sentenced to death.
2. suicide or any suicidal action; a self-destructive act: political hara-kiri.
3. advice for AIG executives from a distinguished gentleman from Iowa.

Also see: seppuku

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