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impale someone or something on something

to put someone or something on a pointed object and press down. The crowd had impaled an effigy of the dictator on a sharpened stick. The waves almost impaled me on a submerged tree branch.
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At one point the rod supports Grant, who is treated like a pig ready for roasting; then it impales Biesecker; later still, the dancers sequentially jump the pole.
When a loggerhead shrike catches a lizard, the bird often impales it on a thorn or a spur of barbed wire and then leaves the carcass hanging, explains evolutionary biologist Edmund D.
Leviathan impales the listener and evolves the frenzy only they can calculate, compose and crush.