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Synonyms for crucify

Synonyms for (verb) crucify

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

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

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

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

Similar words: plague, provoke, molest, harass, harry, hassle, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, beset Definition: annoy continually or chronically Usage: He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked; This man harasses his female co-workers

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

Similar words: execute, put to death Definition: kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment Usage: In some states, criminals are executed