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To remove the testicles of an animal or person
“Cronus used a sickle to castrate his father Uranus, and he is often portrayed throughout literature as having a long beard.”
To deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
“It will geld the boy, cauterize his enthusiasm, and castrate his love of language.”
To deprive of sexual attributes or characteristics
To cause permanent loss of function of a limb or part of the body
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One who has been castrated
“Adrian had a sudden fear that the man might borrow his accomplice's knife and castrate him, or at the very least stab him.”
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