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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Criticize harshly or violently; Treat cruelly; Kill by nailing onto a cross.

Usage examples (30)
  • The cross is the instrument of death, and to crucify is to kill.
  • The Portland Observer published a brief piece by Jake Thomas titled "State rep candidate wants to 'crucify' his opponent."
  • Now we want to "crucify" them, put Rick Wagoner up on the "cross" and blame him for everything.
  • MOLINE -- Reviews are fully expected to '' crucify '' an upcoming play at New Life Fellowship in Moline. for more
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