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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Killing someone by fastening them to a cross and leaving them to die.

Usage examples (29)
  • The man who does not shrink from self-crucifixion can never fail to accomplish the object upon which his heart is set.
  • In some communities, flagellation and/or real crucifixion is included.
  • We must be crucified personally, mystically; for through crucifixion is the only path to resurrection.
  • Listen, the work of the crucifixion is the work of the whole Trinity. for more
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