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Definitions for (verb) crucify

Main entry: crucify, blast, pillory, savage Definition: criticize harshly or violently Usage: The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

Main entry: crucify, subdue, mortify Definition: hold within limits and control Usage: subdue one's appetites; mortify the flesh

Main entry: rag, frustrate, crucify, dun, torment, bedevil Definition: treat cruelly Usage: The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Main entry: crucify Definition: kill by nailing onto a cross Usage: Jesus Christ was crucified