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Meaning of word crucify from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

crucify   verb

Meaning : Kill by nailing onto a cross.

Example : Jesus Christ was crucified.

Meaning : Treat cruelly.

Example : The children tormented the stuttering teacher.

Synonyms : bedevil, dun, frustrate, rag, torment

Meaning : Hold within limits and control.

Example : Subdue one's appetites.
Mortify the flesh.

Synonyms : mortify, subdue

Meaning : Criticize harshly or violently.

Example : The press savaged the new President.
The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage.

Synonyms : blast, pillory, savage