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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkrusәˏfaI 〕


〔 ˊkruːsifai 〕

Overview of verb crucify

The verb crucify has 4 senses

  • crucify -- (kill by nailing onto a cross; "Jesus Christ was crucified")

  • torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate -- (treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher")

  • mortify, subdue, crucify -- (hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh")

  • savage, blast, pillory, crucify -- (criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage")