Definition of waterboarding in English:
An interrogation technique simulating the experience of drowning, in which a person is strapped, face up, to a board that slopes downward at the head, while large quantities of water are poured over the face into the breathing passages.
- Under the argument above, either incarceration is torture or waterboarding is not.
- I've always been on the fence about whether waterboarding constituted torture.
- Amnesty International once again show their true political colours in a campaign ad against the practice of waterboarding.
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