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